Definition of Kukris

1. Noun. (plural of kukri) ¹



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Definition of Kukris

1. kukri [n] - See also: kukri

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kukris

kufiyahs
kufiyas
kugel
kugels
kuia
kuias
kuiperoid
kuiperoidal
kujang
kujawah
kujawahs
kukang
kukharenkoite
kukisvumite
kukri
kukris (current term)
kuksite
kuku
kukui
kukuis
kukumakranka
kukumakrankas
kukuri
kukuris
kukus
kula
kulak
kulaki
kulaks
kulan

Literary usage of Kukris

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1. The Loyal Girl of Winchesterby George Crook, Henry Kyd Douglas, Philip Henry Sheridan, Theodore Weber Bean, Rutherford Birchard Hayes, John Page Nicholson by George Crook, Henry Kyd Douglas, Philip Henry Sheridan, Theodore Weber Bean, Rutherford Birchard Hayes, John Page Nicholson (1864)
"kukris-TOWN, PA., September 24, 1888. My Dear General Hayes: I herewith enclose you copy of letter of Major Douglas, late of Gen. ..."

2. The Unveiling of Lhasa by Edmund Candler (1905)
"On several occasions they hesitated to soil their kukris when they could despatch their victims in any other way. On a further ridge, a heart-breaking ..."

3. Introduction to the Study of Language: A Critical Survey of the History and by Berthold Delbrück (1882)
"B. The mode-stems. JOHANNES SCHMIDT has demonstrated (v. kukris Zeitschrift, 24. page 303 seq.) that the sign of the optative ..."

4. A Statistical Account of Bengal by William Wilson Hunter (1876)
"This operation is repeated two or three times before the iron is finally worked up into kukris, etc., which are tempered by heating and plunging into water. ..."

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