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See also: kat, KAT, kát, kåt, and kąt


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  1. A short form of the female given names Katharine and Katherine.
    • 1991 Margaret Atwood: Wilderness Tips ISBN 0385 421060 : page 36:
      During her childhood she was a romanticized Katherine, dressed by her misty-eyed, fussy mother in dresses that looked like ruffled pillowcases. By high school she'd shed the frills and emerged as a bouncy, round-faced Kathy - - - At university she was Kath, blunt and no-bullshit in her Take-Back-the-Night jeans and checked shirt - - - When she ran away to England, she sliced herself down to Kat. It was economical, street-feline, and pointed as a nail.

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