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kain1

[keyn] /keɪn/
noun, Scot.
1.
cain.

kain2

[kahyn] /kaɪn/
noun
1.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; < Malay: cloth, sarong
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  • kain further argues the evidence was insufficient to prove that he knew the images depicted actual minors.
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cain

/keɪn/
noun
1.
(history) (in Scotland and Ireland) payment in kind, usually farm produce paid as rent
Word Origin
C12: from Scottish Gaelic cāin rent, perhaps ultimately from Late Latin canōn tribute (see canon); compare Middle Irish cāin law

kain

/keɪn/
noun
1.
(history) a variant spelling of cain
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