Definition of kist in English:

kist

Syllabification: kist
Pronunciation: /kist
 
/

noun

  • 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.

Origin

Middle English: northern English form of chest.

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