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KP

Chess.
1.
king's pawn.

K.P.

1.
Military, kitchen police.
2.
Knight of the Order of St. Patrick.
3.
Knights of Pythias.

K. of P.

1.
Knights of Pythias.
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British Dictionary definitions for KP

kp

abbreviation
1.
Democratic Republic of Korea

KP

abbreviation
1.
Knight (of the Order) of St Patrick
2.
(US, military) kitchen police
symbol
3.
(chess) king's pawn
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Word Origin and History for KP

k.p.

n.

"kitchen duty," 1935, apparently short for kitchen police (duties), itself attested from 1933 as part of Boy Scouting and other camping activities; the expression's sense sometimes shifted to kitchen patrol (1940) during World War II.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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KP in Technology

networking
The country code for North Korea.
(1999-01-27)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for KP

KP

  1. king's pawn
  2. kitchen police
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