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[kee] /ki/
the Sumerian goddess personifying earth: the counterpart of the Akkadian Aruru.


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  • "Name it, O noble Ki, and thy name shall be buried in my heart," said Nicholas impetuously.

    The War Tiger Wiliam Dalton
  • We stood amazed, and while we did so, Ki turned to Merapi and spoke.

    Moon of Israel H. Rider Haggard
  • Ki Sing did not express any opinion on the subject of Bill Mosely's medical pretensions, though he was quite incredulous.

    Ben's Nugget Horatio, Jr. Alger
  • The knowledge that Ki has he does not get from moths or beetles.

    Moon of Israel H. Rider Haggard
  • This is pronounced as Ka, ke, Ki (etc.), with a strong aspiration.

  • When he heard this, Ki laughed and said that he had told them it would be so.

    Moon of Israel H. Rider Haggard
  • Now this last was a pure invention of the weasel's out of envy, since Ki Ki had obtained such distinction.

    Wood Magic Richard Jefferies
  • Bakenkhonsu was with me leaning on my arm, but Ki had gone on before us, for his own ends as I think.

    Moon of Israel H. Rider Haggard
  • "Ki di, so it is," answered Mizraim, and a ghastly smile came to his lips.

    The Weavers, Complete Gilbert Parker
British Dictionary definitions for Ki


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Slang definitions & phrases for Ki

key 2


A kilogram (about 2.2 pounds) of a narcotic: enough opium to produce a key (kilo) of heroin/ Anybody who can handle a key of pure coke is dealing big

[Narcotics; fr kilo]


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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Ki in Technology

The country code for Kiribati.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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