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6 definitions found
 for kine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Kin \Kin\ (k[i^]n), n. Also Kine \Kine\ (k[imac]n). [Gr. kinei^n
     to move.] (Physics)
     The unit velocity in the C. G. S. system -- a velocity of one
     centimeter per second.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Kine \Kine\ (k[imac]n), n. pl. [For older kyen, formed like
     oxen, fr. AS. c[=y], itself pl. of c[=u] cow. See Cow, and
     cf. Kee, Kie.]
     Cows. "A herd of fifty or sixty kine." --Milton. Kinematic

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cow \Cow\, n.; pl. Cows (kouz); old pl. Kine (k[imac]n).
     [OE. cu, cou, AS. c[=u]; akin to D. koe, G. kuh, OHG. kuo,
     Icel. k[=y]r, Dan. & Sw. ko, L. bos ox, cow, Gr. boy^s, Skr.
     g[=o]. [root]223. Cf. Beef, Bovine, Bucolic, Butter,
     Nylghau.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. The mature female of bovine animals.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The female of certain large mammals, as whales, seals,
        etc.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  kine
      n 1: domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or
           age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come
           home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of
           oxen" [syn: cattle, cows, kine, oxen, Bos taurus]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  42 Moby Thesaurus words for "kine":
     Brahman, Indian buffalo, aurochs, beef, beef cattle, beeves, bison,
     bossy, bovine, bovine animal, buffalo, bull, bullock, calf,
     carabao, cattle, cow, critter, dairy cattle, dairy cow, dogie,
     heifer, hornless cow, leppy, maverick, milch cow, milcher,
     milk cow, milker, muley cow, muley head, musk-ox, neat, ox, oxen,
     steer, stirk, stot, wisent, yak, yearling, zebu
  
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Kine
     (Heb. sing. parah, i.e., "fruitful"), mentioned in Pharaoh's
     dream (Gen. 41: 18). Here the word denotes "buffaloes," which
     fed on the reeds and sedge by the river's brink.
     

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