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kist

 (kĭst)
n.
Variant of cist2.

kist

(kɪst)
n
a large chest or coffer
[C14: from Old Norse kista; see chest]

kist

(kɪst)
n
(Archaeology) archaeol a variant spelling of cist2

kist

(kɪst)
n
South African a large wooden chest in which linen is stored, esp one used to store a bride's trousseau
[from Afrikaans, from Dutch: chest]

Kist

 a chest of money, hence, a store or cache of money, 1619. Example: kist of silver, 1816.
References in classic literature ?
Little green toad whose leg doth twist, Go to the corner of which you wist, And bring to me the large old kist.
1 Besides the Chechens who came directly from their territory, some Kists also visited Chechnya in the 1990s, mostly between the wars.
Their radicalism and complete disregard for the traditional social order made the Sufi-oriented Kists and Chechens employ the label Wahhabi in regard to this phenomenon.
Some Kists even claim that those visiting "Wahhabi mosques" could even expect allowance or benefits.
Helping them to get by has placed a financial burden on the Kists and worsened their already tough situation.
He appears to have confused the men's meal kists with the horses' cornkists.
In those parts of Scotland where farm workers were responsible for preparing their own food in the bothy, the men required two kists: a clothes kist and a smaller meal kist.
Jim Black's letter is very thoughtful and clarifies the uses and comparative sizes of the three different kists, which I had crudely lumped together.
Some fine talk went on around the kist while the boys smoked and spat and took the countryside through hand.