kit

kit
kit1 [kit]
n.
[ME kyt < MDu kitte, container made of hooped staves]
1. [Brit. Dial.] a small wooden tub or bucket for holding fish, butter, etc.
2.
a) personal equipment, esp. as packed for travel
b) a set of tools or implements
c) equipment for some particular activity, sport, etc. [a first-aid kit, a salesman's kit]
d) a set containing a number of parts to be assembled [a model airplane kit]
3. a box, bag, or other container for carrying such parts, equipment, or tools
4. Informal lot; collection: now chiefly in ☆ the whole kit and caboodle, everybody or everything
vt.
kitted, kitting
Chiefly Brit. to provide with what is needed for a given task or situation; equip: usually with out or up
kit2 [kit]
n.
KITTEN
kit3 [kit]
n.
[Early ModE: abbrev. < ? CITHARA]
a tiny fiddle used by 16th- through 18th-cent. dancing masters

English World dictionary. . 2014.

Synonyms:
, (as for pickled mackerel) / / , / (small),


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