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 Kail’yal (2 syl.).Kaiser. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Kain Hens.
 
Hens that a tenant pays to his landlord, as a sort of rent in kind (ill-fed hens). (Guy Mannering, v.)   1
 


 Kail’yal (2 syl.).Kaiser. 

 
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