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Definition of "kain" []

  • Poultry, etc., required by the lease to be paid in kind by a tenant to the landlord (noun)

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Use "kain" in a sentence
  • "That is somewhere called kainē ktisis, the “new creature,” [199] but nowhere theia phusis, the “divine nature.”"
  • ""Yas, suh, I knows all 'bout dat, but er word kain't stop er bullet.""
  • "They weave also very handsome and rich silk pieces, of a particular form, for that part of the body­dress which the Malays call kain-sarong; but this manufacture had much decreased at the period when my inquiries were made, owing, as the people said, to an unavoidable failure in the breed of silkworms, but more probably to the decay of industry amongst themselves, proceeding from their continual civil disturbances."