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kit1 / kit/ • n. a set of articles or equipment needed for a specific purpose: a first-aid kit. ∎  a set of all the parts needed to assemble something: an aircraft kit. ∎ Brit. the clothing and other items belonging to a soldier or used in an activity such as a sport: boys in football kit. kit2 • n. the young of certain animals, such as the beaver, fox, ferret, and mink. ∎ informal term for kitten. kit3 • n. hist. a small violin, esp. one used by a dancing master.

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the items forming a soldiers equipment; articles of kit, 1785; a number, set, lot, or contents of a vessel, hence, a soldiers or travellers or workmans kitGepp; a persons baggage or a collection of anythingSlang Dictionary, 1874.

Examples: kit of pigeons, 1880; of tools, 1881.

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kit1 circular wooden hooped vessel XIV; soldier's necessaries packed in a knapsack; outfit; set, lot XVIII. — MDu. kitte (Du. kit tankard), of unkn. orig.

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kit2 (arch.) small fiddle. XVI. perh. deduced from the first syll. of L. cithara, Gr. kithárā CITHER.

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kit. Pocket fiddle, about 16″ in length, used by dancing masters in the 18th and early 19th cents.

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