Definition of kist in English:


Syllabification: kist
Pronunciation: /kist


1chiefly Scottish & South African A chest used for storing clothes and linen.
More example sentences
  • The bank's own gold supply was kept in a huge wrought iron bullion chest, or kist.
2 variant spelling of cist.


Middle English: northern English form of chest.

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