kit, v. t. [imp. kitte.] To cut. [Obs.]
kit, n. A kitten.
Kit fox Zool., a small burrowing fox (Vulpes velox), inhabiting the region of the Rocky Mountains. It is brownish gray, reddish on the breast and flanks, and white below. Called also swift fox.
Kit, n. A small violin. “A dancing master's kit.”
Prince Turveydrop then tinkled the strings of his kit with his fingers, and the young ladies stood up to dance. --Dickens.
1. A large bottle.
2. A wooden tub or pail, smaller at the top than at the bottom; as, a kit of butter, or of mackerel.
3. A straw or rush basket for fish; also, any kind of basket. [Prov. Eng.]
4. A box for working implements.
5. Hence: A collection of tools or other objects to be used for a specific purpose, often contained in a box which may be carried conveniently; a working outfit, as of a workman, a soldier, and the like; as, a plumber's kit; a doctor's kit; a cosmetic kit; a first-aid kit.
6. A group of separate parts, things, or individuals; -- used with whole, and generally contemptuously; as, the whole kit of them; the whole kit and kaboodle.
n 1: a case for containing a set of articles
2: gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a
specified purpose [syn: outfit]
3: young of any of various fur-bearing animals; "a fox kit"
v : supply with a set of articles or tools [syn: kit out, kit