kiley

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n kiley an Australian boomerang; one side flat and the other convex
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n kiley A boomerang.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Kiley kī′le a boomerang
    • Kiley Also Ky′ley
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Usage

In literature:

All the flats along Kiley's River were knee-deep in green grass.
"An Outback Marriage" by Andrew Barton Paterson
KILEYS OF KING SOUND AND SWAN RIVER.
"Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1." by J Lort Stokes
Perhaps as fine a sight as can be seen in the whole circle of native sports is the killing cockatoos with the kiley, or boomerang.
"Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Grey
Mr. KILEY'S gloomy vaticinations as to the disastrous effect of the Plumage Bill on British commerce met with no encouragement from Sir ROBERT HORNE.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, July 7th, 1920" by Various
TERENCE AND PHAEDRUS, literally translated into English Prose, by H. T. KILEY.
"Notes and Queries, Number 187, May 28, 1853" by Various
Captain Hall and Lieutenant Kiley were in charge of the hospital.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
The next morning I received a report from Fort Kiley that the troops would move.
"The Battle of Atlanta" by Grenville M. Dodge
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In news:

Editor's note: John Kiley , a well-known community leader and lifelong Quad Citian, died of natural causes on February 15 at the age of 58.
The Quad Cities' lost a treasure on February 15, 2009 when community leader John Kiley died at the age of 58 years young.
Commentator Kiley Lane On Racism.
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) announced today the appointment of Kevin Kiley as its Vice President of Finance.
Kiley had been TMC's (News.
INTERVIEW Reporter Sam Kiley .
The Army has forced its surgeon general, Lt Gen. Kevin C Kiley , to retire according to a senior defense official speaking on condition of anonymity.
Dan Kiley , a seminal landscape architect who combined modernist functionalism with classical design principles in more than 1,000 projects, died on Saturday at his home in Charlotte, Vt.
RILO KILEY THE EXECUTION OF ALL THINGS SADDLE CREEK.
That is, until Rilo Kiley came along.
Country music meets indie pop in Los Angeles band Rilo Kiley .
Dan Kiley, a seminal landscape architect who combined modernist functionalism with classical design principles in more than 1,000 projects, died on Saturday at his home in Charlotte, Vt.
Karter Vincent Davis Parson is the son of Kiley Parson and grandson of John and Cindy Parson , all of Davenport.
Photo Courtesy of Eileen Kiley.
EGDPI members, from left: Mark Gee, Alexa Paolella, Bruce MacGunnigle, Kristen Kiley, Bil Herron, Stephen Nelson, Sara Whitney and Doug Truesdell.
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In science:

Sluss-Tiller, M., Kiley, K., Lux, W ., Warden, D., 2007.
Working toward exposure thresholds for blast-induced traumatic brain injury: thoracic and acceleration mechanisms
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