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Kentish

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Noun

1. jutish, kentish

one of the major dialects of Old English

2. kentish

a dialect of Middle English

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Kentish

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adjective
1. 
of or relating to Kent
noun
2. Also: Jutish
the dialect of Old and Middle English spoken in Kent
See also Anglian, West Saxon

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Kentish

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adjective
1. 
of Kent or its people or language
noun
2. 
the English dialect spoken in Kent, esp. in its Old English and Middle English stages

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Kentish

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1. A region and former kingdom of southeast England. Settled by Jutes in the fifth century AD, it became one of the seven kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy but was later eclipsed by the kingdoms of Mercia and Wessex.
2. A city of northeast Ohio east-northeast of Akron. Kent State University (founded 1910) was the site of a 1970 demonstration against the Vietnam War in which four students were killed by members of the National Guard.

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