Kit

Kit

, n. [Cf. D. kit a large bottle, OD. kitte beaker, decanter.] 1. A large bottle.
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2. A wooden tub or pail, smaller at the top than at the bottom; as, a kit of butter, or of mackerel. Wright.
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3. A straw or rush basket for fish; also, any kind of basket. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.
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4. A box for working implements.
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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.
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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.
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