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 (kĭf, kēf)
Variant of kif.


(Pharmacology) a variant spelling of kif


(kif, keɪf, kɛf)

also kief

n. (in the Middle East)
1. a state of drowsy contentment, esp. from the use of a narcotic.
2. a substance, esp. a smoking preparation of hemp leaves, used to produce this state.
[1800–10; < Arabic kaif well-being, pleasure]
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Happy couple Manilow and Kief did not sign any paperwork according to People magazine, but both wear wedding bands and a source said: "They are committed to one another and have been for a very long time.
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Kief Hillsbery's first novel, War Boy, repeatedly challenges the reader to ask, Did I know about any of this stuff when I was fourteen?
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In fact, since the Soviet reactors were not covered by International Atomic Energy Agency safeguard, they have never been inspected by Western nuclear experts, according to Phil Kief, an Energy Department spokesperson.
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Laughter was Linore's key while setting an example of love and respect for each unique son," says Kief Crabtree, who married one of those boys, Tom.