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 Kuru.Kyle, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ky’anise (3 syl.).
 
To apply corrosive sublimate to timber in order to prevent the dry-rot; so called from Dr. Kyan, who invented the process in 1832. (See PAYNISING.)   1
 


 Kuru.Kyle, 

 
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