Definition of Kistvaens

1. Noun. (plural of kistvaen) ¹



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Definition of Kistvaens

1. kistvaen [n] - See also: kistvaen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kistvaens

kissoffs
kissogram
kissograms
kisspeptin
kisspeptins
kissy
kissy-kissy
kist
kisted
kistful
kistfuls
kisting
kistrin
kists
kistvaen
kistvaens (current term)
kit
kit and boodle
kit and caboodle
kit and kaboodle
kit bag
kit fox
kit out
kit up
kitaibelite
kitalase
kitambilla
kitasamycin
kitbag
kitbags

Literary usage of Kistvaens

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1. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bombay by Asiatic Society of Bombay (1853)
"assumed that there were two sects of the same people, one of which burned their dead, and deposited the remains in kistvaens or cairns, and the other which ..."

2. Report and Transactions by Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art (1890)
"The whole of the kistvaens examined thus far lie longitudinally north and south, or with variations east and west of these points, the object evidently ..."

3. A Manual of the Nílagiri District in the Madras Presidency by Henry Bidewell Grigg (1880)
"... barrows, kistvaens, cromlechs Varieties of or dolmens, and stone circles, and also of sculptured stones, m"""""nu one inscription and some scratches on ..."

4. An Historical Account of the Diocese of Down and Connor, Ancient and Modern by James O'Laverty (1878)
"A very fine example of the class of sepulchral monuments, commonly called kistvaens—or giants' graves—may be seen in a field near Kilkeel Catholic Church. ..."

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