kit was 14 when her father, a railroad worker, was killed in a violent accident.
kit raised Gingrich alone for the first five years of his life before she remarried; she also suffered from bipolar disorder.
kit took a job cleaning houses and fell for a big, brawling man named Newt McPherson.
Her 5-year-old son wrote a book from a kit, The Super-brothers.
“I think for sure he will,” said kit Jennings, treasurer of the Spartanburg Rotary Club, which Perry addressed Tuesday.
He chuckled as he went to his kit and dug out a small rubber bag.
But wait till I tell you what kit Monaghan said to me yesterday.
They all make a terrible fuss over their kit and their puggarees and their belongings, and refuse to budge without them.
Stan picked a roll of bandage out of the kit and looked at it intently.
kit, she said, I think by a basket the man meant one of those great big baskets.
late 13c., "round wooden tub," perhaps from Middle Dutch kitte "jug, tankard, wooden container," of unknown origin. Meaning "collection of personal effects," especially for traveling (originally in reference to a soldier), is from 1785; that of "outfit of tools for a workman" is from 1851. Of drum sets, by 1929. Meaning "article to be assembled by the buyer" is from 1930s.
"small fiddle used by dancing teachers," 1510s, probably a shortening of Old English cythere, from Latin cithara, from Greek kithara (see guitar).
American marine biologist and writer whose best-known book, Silent Spring (1962), was an influential study of the dangerous effects of synthetic pesticides on food chains. Public reaction to the book resulted in stricter controls on pesticide use and shaped the ideas of the modern environmental movement.
(Usenet, possibly from DEC) Slang for a full software distribution, as opposed to a patch or upgrade. A source software distribution that has been packaged in such a way that it can (theoretically) be unpacked and installed according to a series of steps using only standard Unix tools, and entirely documented by some reasonable chain of references from the top-level README file. The more general term distribution may imply that special tools or more stringent conditions on the host environment are required.