Kit meaning

kĭt
A set of parts or materials to be assembled.

A model airplane kit.

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A packaged set of related materials.

A sales kit.

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One of the young of certain other fur-bearing mammals, especially a fox or rabbit.
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A tiny, narrow violin used by dancing masters in the 1600s and 1700s.
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(brit., dial.) A small wooden tub or bucket for holding fish, butter, etc.
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A box, bag, or other container for carrying such parts, equipment, or tools.
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(informal) Lot; collection.
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(chiefly brit.) To provide with what is needed for a given task or situation; equip.
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(person, proper) A masculine name.
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(person, proper) A feminine name.
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Keep in touch.
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A diminutive of the male given name Christopher.
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A diminutive of Katherine and related female given names.
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A kitten.
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A tiny fiddle used by 16th- through 18th-cent. dancing masters.
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(informal) the (whole) kit and caboodle
  • The entire collection or lot.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the (whole) kit and caboodle

Origin of kit

  • Middle English kitte wooden tub probably from Middle Dutch

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Short for kitten

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition