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kit1 US English

A set of articles or equipment needed for a specific purpose

kit2 US English

The young of certain animals, such as the beaver, fox, ferret, and mink

kit3 US English

A small violin, especially one used by a dancing master

kit US Thesaurus

the sculptor's kit

Kit in Kit-Cat Club US English

An association of prominent Whigs and literary figures founded in the early part of the 18th century. According to Alexander Pope its members included Richard Steele, Joseph Addison, William Congreve, and John Vanbrugh

kit bag US English

A rectangular canvas bag, used especially for carrying a soldier’s clothes and personal possessions

kit car US English

A car sold as a set of separate components, designed to be assembled by the purchaser

kit-cat US English

A canvas of a standard size (typically 36 × 28 in., 91.5 × 71 cm), especially as used for a life-size portrait (kit-cat portrait) showing the sitter’s head, shoulders, and one or both hands

kit fox US English

A small nocturnal fox with a yellowish-gray back and large, close-set ears, found in the deserts and plains of the southwestern US

drum kit US English

A set of drums, cymbals, and other percussion instruments used with drumsticks in jazz and popular music. The most basic components are a foot-operated bass drum, a snare drum, a suspended cymbal, and one or more tom-toms

mess kit US English

A set of cooking and eating utensils, as used especially by soldiers, scouts, or campers

press kit US English

A package of promotional material provided to members of the press to brief them, especially about a product, service, or candidate

Carson, Kit US English

(1809–68), US frontiersman and scout; full name Christopher Carson. He was a US Indian agent in the Southwest 1853–61 and organized Union forces against Indians in the West during the Civil War

starter kit US English

A set of articles or equipment providing the essential items and instructions for taking up a particular activity or process for the first time

hands-free kit US English

A set of equipment designed to enable the use of a mobile phone without the hands

survival kit US English

A pack of emergency equipment, including food, medical supplies, and tools, especially as carried by members of the armed forces

Kit-Cat Club US English

An association of prominent Whigs and literary figures founded in the early part of the 18th century. According to Alexander Pope its members included Richard Steele, Joseph Addison, William Congreve, and John Vanbrugh

bodykit US English

A packaged set of decorations and fittings for customizing a car or motorcycle body

body kit in bodykit US English

A packaged set of decorations and fittings for customizing a car or motorcycle body

toolkit US English

A set of tools, especially one kept in a bag or box and used for a particular purpose

caboodle US English

The whole number or quantity of people or things in question

kit-cat portrait in kit-cat US English

A canvas of a standard size (typically 36 × 28 in., 91.5 × 71 cm), especially as used for a life-size portrait (kit-cat portrait) showing the sitter’s head, shoulders, and one or both hands