kris

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n kris a Malayan dagger with a wavy blade
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Kris A Malay dagger. See Creese.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n kris Another spelling of creese.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Kris Same as Creese.
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Usage

In literature:

Why did he give you that kris?
"The Rajah of Dah" by George Manville Fenn
I should like to drop upon him and smug that kris of his.
"Trapped by Malays" by George Manville Fenn
They manufacture on the anvil very fine kris daggers, knives, lance-heads, etc.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
I'm sure Alligator Sofa and Malay Kris would play, too, if we asked them.
"The Cat in Grandfather's House" by Carl Henry Grabo
The long blade of a Malay kris was in his teeth.
"The Lady and the Pirate" by Emerson Hough
Over the bows of the canoe there hung a handsomely ornamented kris.
"Borneo and the Indian Archipelago" by Frank S. Marryat
They looked like Kris Kringles in white duck.
"The White Mice" by Richard Harding Davis
The kris used on such occasions is about sixteen inches long by two broad, and quite straight.
"On the Equator" by Harry de Windt
It is a handsomer kris than those used by the actors in that much-studied picture of my youth.
"Tales of the Malayan Coast" by Rounsevelle Wildman
The weapon worn by the natives of the cities is a wavy dagger, which they call a kris.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 40 of 55" by Francisco Colin
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In poetry:

"I cut off the tail of my Ulster furred
To make young Kris a coat of state.
That very night the storm occurred!
Thus we became the sport of Fate.
"The Hard Times In Elfland [A Story of Christmas Eve]" by Sidney Lanier
Then the Moon laughed loud at the gathering crowd,
While he held his sides in mirth,
To see old Kris in a plight like this,
Toiling o'er the earth.
"A Goblin Christmas" by Anonymous Americas
"`This year should leave your poor old bed,
And trot about, bent down with toys,
(There's Kris a-crying now for bread!)
To give to other people's boys.
"The Hard Times In Elfland [A Story of Christmas Eve]" by Sidney Lanier
"Then hewed and whacked and whittled I;
The wife, the girls and Kris took fire;
They spun, sewed, cut, — till by and by
We made, at home, my pack entire!"
"The Hard Times In Elfland [A Story of Christmas Eve]" by Sidney Lanier

In news:

Kim and Kris on their sexy honeymoon.
Sarah and Kris Everson, a couple who claimed to have sextuplets , provided this photo of Sarah, saying it showed her shortly before giving birth.
But in the end, authorities say Sarah and Kris Everson never had the sextuplets as claimed.
Chris Cooper, Kris Kristofferson, Cheech Marin, Danny Huston, Daryl Hannah.
Kris Urbauer, General Electric program manager for veterans initiatives, led The American Legion-sponsored Veterans Transition Workshop during the 94th National convention in Indianapolis.
The contestants on "American Idol" are at their best when twisting classic songs in totally unexpected ways -- it worked to Kris Allen's advantage but became Andrew Garcia's undoing since he could never top "Straight Up.
Critic's Choices and other notable concerts: Four Tet, the Chicago Underground Duo, Patti Smith, Bela Fleck: The Africa Project, Merle Haggard & Kris Kristofferson, Masters of Persian Music, and more.
Last season, Dion Waiters sparkled off the bench for Syracuse, following in the footsteps of teammate Kris Joseph.
(#116) Films by Kris Rommel, Thom Southerland , and Natalie Baxter.
In Balance, a film by Louisville filmmaker Kris Rommel, two men find themselves trapped in a mysterious room where they reflect upon their lives.
So here's the shocker of the Century so far….Kim Kardashian and her hubby basketball player Kris Humphries are splitting…after 72 days of marital enjoyment.
Kris Eschbach, DO, and Sharon Siegel, MD, Maine Medical Center, Department of Radiology, Portland, ME.
Photo courtesy of Kris O'Brien.
Leading the Kardashian kids all over the world is a lot of fun for mom-ager Kris Jenner, but her longtime hubby Bruce doesn't always want to join in the party.
Robert Sciarrino/The Star-Ledger Emanyel Rezireksyon Kris leaves the Boulanje Restoran Rezireksyon Kris, a Haitian Bakery and restaurant under construction on Elmora Ave in Irvington.
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In science:

In looking at the five comparison stars in common, those of KRIS are brighter than those of BEN by several hundredths mag.
CfA3: 185 Type Ia Supernova Light Curves from the CfA
Overall, in the bands presented by all three groups, CfA3 and KRIS agree best in VRI while CfA3 and BEN agree best in B .
CfA3: 185 Type Ia Supernova Light Curves from the CfA
KRIS presents both S-corrected light curves and color-term-corrected light curves.
CfA3: 185 Type Ia Supernova Light Curves from the CfA
In R, there is little difference in which KRIS light curve we compare to.
CfA3: 185 Type Ia Supernova Light Curves from the CfA
There are two other KRIS I points at later times where the un-S-corrected points are fainter than CfA3 by about 0.1 mag but the (same) S-corrected points are only ∼0.02 and 0.04 mag fainter.
CfA3: 185 Type Ia Supernova Light Curves from the CfA
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