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- Brit., Dialectal a small wooden tub or bucket for holding fish, butter, etc.
- personal equipment, esp. as packed for travel
- a set of tools or implements
- equipment for some particular activity, sport, etc.: a first-aid kit, a salesman's kit
- a set containing a number of parts to be assembled: a model airplane kit
- a box, bag, or other container for carrying such parts, equipment, or tools
- Informal lot; collection: now chiefly in ☆ , everybody or everything
Origin: Middle English kyt from Middle Dutch kitte, container made of hooped staves
Origin: Early ModE: abbreviation, abbreviated from uncertain or unknown; perhaps cithara
- a masculine name
- a feminine name
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- a. A set of articles or implements used for a specific purpose: a survival kit; a shaving kit.b. A container for such a set.
- A set of parts or materials to be assembled: a model airplane kit.
- A packaged set of related materials: a sales kit.
- a. A collection of clothing and other personal effects used for travel.b. A container, such as a bag, valise, or knapsack, for storing or holding such a collection.
Origin: Middle English kitte, wooden tub, probably from Middle Dutch.
- A kitten.
- A young, often undersized fur-bearing animal.
Origin: Short for kitten.
Origin: Origin unknown.
kit - Phrases/Idioms
the (whole) kit and caboodle