Definition of Kikoi

1. Noun. A piece of colored cloth used as clothing and wrapped around the waist and legs or shoulders. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kikoi

1. in East Africa, a striped cloth worn around the waist [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kikoi

kieve
kieves
kievitone
kievitone hydratase
kif
kife
kiff
kifs
kiganda
kight
kights
kikar
kike
kikes
kikimora
kikoi (current term)
kikois
kikumon
kikumons
kikuyu
kikuyus
kiladar
kiladars
kilchoanite
kild
kildeer
kilderkin
kilderkins

Literary usage of Kikoi

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1. Kenya and Tanzania by Claude Herve-Bazin, Judith Farr (2000)
"The heavier weave kikoi, to be found in villages along the coast, is worn by men knotted round ... Kongo, kikoi and co. Makonde The Makonde ebony carvings, ..."

2. Commercial Relations of the United States with Foreign Countries by United States Dept. of State, Dept. of State, United States, Bureau of Foreign Commerce (1898)
"Loin cloths of gray shirtings, with borders, «kikoi," plain weave, ... The goods are used partly as turbans, " kilemba," and aprons, " kikoi," ..."

3. A Dictionary of the Hawaiian Language to which is Appended an English by Lorrin Andrews (1865)
"See kikoi. To skip about, as in working in one place and then in another; applied to reading or teaching the alphabet, to read skipping about; ..."

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