kine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n kine domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age "so many head of cattle","wait till the cows come home","seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible","a team of oxen"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Kine (Physics) The unit velocity in the C. G. S. system -- a velocity of one centimeter per second.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n kine Plural of cow.
    • n kine A weasel.
    • n kine In physical, the c. g. s. unit of velocity. Since in the c. g. s. system the units of distance and time are the centimeter and second, respectively, the kine is a velocity of one centimeter per second.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n.pl Kine kīn (B.) cows.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. kinei^n to move
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. ky-en, a doubled plural of A.S. , a cow, the plural of which is ; cf. Scotch kye.

Usage

In literature:

Shortly before sunset, at the hour when the kine go down to water, a party of Rawa men came to Che' Jahya's house.
"In Court and Kampong" by Hugh Clifford
Some refused to be vaccinated, from a persuasion that the kine pock was no security against the small pox.
"A Journal of a Young Man of Massachusetts, 2nd ed." by Benjamin Waterhouse
It is the heat of noon, and the kine no longer low.
"Forgotten Tales of Long Ago" by E. V. Lucas
We became, by force of unconscious observation, deeply learned in the language and the psychology of kine as well as colts.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
Young Heifers bring not forth the Calues so faire, neither are they so plentifull to milke, as when they become to be old Kine.
"A New Orchard And Garden" by William Lawson
Poor kine, ye do your best!
"Legends of the Saxon Saints" by Aubrey de Vere
And as I enter the little village, I am greeted by the bleat of sheep and the low of the kine.
"The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani
The paths in the woods were covered with the dead bodies of kine, calves and sheep.
"England and Germany" by Emile Joseph Dillon
Never were seen such lean kine.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 86, December, 1864" by Various
Dem kine am hard ter raise.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. III, No IV, April 1863" by Various
The "Soul of the Kine" first speaks; it is the impersonation of the agricultural community, to whom their cattle are most sacred.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies
K stands for Kissing, and Kitty, and Kine.
"Rhymes Old and New" by M.E.S. Wright
Those lean kine we read of in the Bible are not peculiar to Egypt and to the days of Joseph and his brethren.
"A Book of Sibyls" by Anne Thackeray (Mrs. Richmond Ritchie)
As he went, he came to another place, where a Cowherd was grazing his kine.
"The Talking Thrush" by William Crooke
Let others feel the world's destroying thrill, As 'midst the kine I haunt the verdant hill.
"Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
The "fearing a famine" is applied to people gulping down solid vivers without a word, as if the ten lean kine began to-morrow.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
And what to her is now the boy Who fed her father's kine?
"Home Life of Great Authors" by Hattie Tyng Griswold
How often does young genius act the herdsman, as Apollo did when he tended the kine of Admetus!
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
To humour the {177} prejudices of the Hindus, he discouraged the slaughter of kine.
"Rulers of India: Akbar" by George Bruce Malleson
The lowing of kine, the tinkling of sheep-bells, the cracking of whips is my delight.
"Eyes Like the Sea" by Mór Jókai
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In poetry:

The flowers that grew in its shadow,
And the trees that drooped above;
The low of the kine in the meadow,
And the coo of the morning dove.
"The News-Boy's Dream of the New Year" by Kate Seymour Maclean
Now all is calm, and fresh, and still,
Alone the chirp of flitting bird,
And talk of children on the hill,
And bell of wandering kine are heard.
"The Battle-Field" by William Cullen Bryant
The lark went up, the mower whet his scythe,
On golden meads kine ruminating lay,
And all the world felt young again and blithe,
Just as to—day.
"Victoria" by Alfred Austin
And, in green wood-paths, in the kine-fed pasture
And by the whispering rills,
Shall flowers repeat the lesson of the Master,
Taught on his Syrian hills.
"The Wind Of March" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Bring us the airs of hills and forests,
The sweet aroma of birch and pine,
Give us a waft of the north-wind laden
With sweethrier odors and breath of kine!
"Revisited" by John Greenleaf Whittier
"'The lovely laughter of the wind-swayed wheat
The easy slope of yonder pastoral hill;
The sedgy brook whereby the red kine meet
And wade and drink their fill.'
"Honours -- Part I" by Jean Ingelow

In news:

Robert was an incredible joy to have in studio for Hawaiian 105 KINE Aloha Friday Live.
Gayle Machida-Isono and Paul Isono get Local Kine cards.
Colorful, action-packed cartoon drawings of local folks doing local- kine things and saying something humorous in pidgin is the hallmark of Maile Way Products greeting cards.
Da Kine Monday, December 9, 1996.
That's right every weekday (Monday-Friday) starting at approximately 8:30a and for approximately 105 minutes thereafter Hawaiian 105 KINE/AM940 promises to play at least 25 songs in a row without commercial interruption.
Lyn Ford of Ohio and Jeff Gere of Oahu—both noted storytellers, "gifted at making skin crawl"—return to the Valley Isle with a number of free appearances at local libraries (Thursday-Saturday, see Da Kine Calendar for more).
Hawaiian 105 KINE Triple Play Contest.
Hawaiian105 KINE Triple Play OFFICIAL RULES.
' UKE GOT IT It's embarrassingly easy to forget that we're a tri-isle county and that our peeps on the (fka) Pineapple Isle have plene kine cool events fo.
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In science:

The additional KINE common block defines the event kinematics with some invariants and some energies in the laboratory frame of reference.
A common scheme for running NLO ep event generators
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