kris


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kris

also creese  (krēs)
n.
A Malay or Indonesian dagger having a wavy double-edged blade.

[Malay keris.]

kris

(krɪs)
n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a Malayan and Indonesian stabbing or slashing knife with a scalloped edge. Also called: crease or creese
[C16: from Malay kris]

kris

(kris)

n.
a Malay dagger with a wavy blade.
[1570–80; < Malay karis (sp. keris)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kris - a Malayan dagger with a wavy bladekris - a Malayan dagger with a wavy blade  
dagger, sticker - a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing
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The savage headdress of the Dyaks, the long, narrow, decorated shields, the flashing blades of parang and kris sent a shudder through the girl, so close they seemed beneath the schooner's side.
At the rate of fifty a minute, a stream of projectiles tore into the bow of the prahu when suddenly a richly garbed Malay in the stern rose to his feet waving a white cloth upon the point of his kris.
Lower till that rope-loop - on the after-leach - kris - no, it's cringle - till the cringle was down on the boom.
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So that when Bimb is asked about his Mom he will always be confident in answering that 'She loves Kuya and me so much that's why she works so hard,'' shared Kris.
It's with great excitement that I announce that Kris Kolo has been appointed as the Global Executive Director," said Nathan Pettyjohn, Founder and President of VRARA.
I moved as fast as I could," said 38-year-old Kris, speaking publicly about the incident for the first time.
gt; Army cadet captain, Kris Hawkins "I moved as fast as I could," 38-year-old Kris explained.
Kris, a customer service manager, doesn't work in the office supplies department.
Kris, 59, was married to Caitlyn Jenner - then known as Bruce - foyears until last year.
A friend of the Keeping Up With The Kardashian's star revealed that Kris couldn't "emotionally handle" the news that her ex-husband would undergo a sex-change op.
Kris said: "I thought Jax was going to burst into tears but meeting him was great.