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 Kitchen.Kite (A), 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Kitchenmaid (Mrs.).
So Queen Elizabeth called Lord Mountjoy, her lord-deputy in Ireland. In one of her letters to Lord Mountjoy she writes:—   1
        “With your frying-pan and other kitchen-stuff you have brought to their last home more rebels than those that promised more and did less.”

 Kitchen.Kite (A), 

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