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 Kirkrap’ine (3 syl.).Kiss, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Kismet.
 
The fulfilment of destiny. (Turkish, gismet, a lot.)   1
        “The word kismet, which he scarcely comprehended before, seems now to be fraught with … [meaning]. This is kismet; this is the fulfilment of destiny; this is to love.”—Nineteenth Century, February, 1892, p. 209.
 


 Kirkrap’ine (3 syl.).Kiss, 

 
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