kris

kris

[krees]
noun
Also, kriss.
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kris (krɪs)
 
n
crease, Also called: creese a Malayan and Indonesian stabbing or slashing knife with a scalloped edge
 
[C16: from Malay kris]

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kris
"short Malay dagger with a wavy blade," 1577, said to be a Javanese word.
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