kain

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See also: Kain and käin

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

kain (uncountable)

  1. (Scotland, law) poultry, etc., required by the lease to be paid in kind by a tenant to the landlord
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Wharton (Law Dict.) to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kain

  1. cloth
  2. textile

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kaən, from Proto-Austronesian *kaən.

Verb[edit]

kain (used in the form kainin)

  1. to eat (consume)

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English kind

Noun[edit]

kain

  1. kind; type

Related terms[edit]