Definition of kist in English:

kist

noun

  • 1Scottish South African A chest used for storing clothes and linen.

    • ‘The bank's own gold supply was kept in a huge wrought iron bullion chest, or kist.’
    chest, box, storage box, crate, coffer
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  • 2

    variant spelling of cist

Origin

Middle English: northern English form of chest.

Pronunciation:

kist

/kɪst/