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
References in classic literature ?
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. It was the Rajah Muda Saffir--he had seen the girl's face and at the sight of it the blood lust in his breast had been supplanted by another.
"Lower till that rope-loop - on the after-leach - kris - no, it's cringle - till the cringle was down on the boom.
And this week, a source told a (https://radaronline.com/) tabloid that Kris questioned Kylie's decision to transfer her office to a much smaller area.
Kris shared Wednesday a photo of her with sister Ballsy and their parents former senator Benigno 'Ninoy' Aquino and former President Corazon Aquino.
In her Instagram account, a social media user asked Kris to ask Erich Gonzales about the alleged Bea-Julia feud.
Along with the two lipsticks which the latter ordered, Kris also gave her customer freebies composed of SHE stickers with her signature and dental cleaning products from her sponsor.
However, today the Police announced that a further 48 hours has been given for the public to hand over illegal swords and kris knives.
The Kardashian-Jenner family momager and her much younger boyfriend have kept their relationship relatively low-key despite Kris' famous family being constantly in the spotlight.
aGony Kris. Pic: Alasdair MacLeod Kris Simpson, 32, has end-stage heart failure after suffering five strokes and two After we revealed Kris's plight, the family were called into a meeting with Scotland's top heart experts at the Golden Jubilee Hospital in Clydebank - and told they will now look at options to try to prolong his life.
Three years after that diagnosis on December 25, 2006, Kris' life was turned upside down when his phone started ringing at a friend's house party.