7 letter word starting with ke

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
kecking present participle & vb. noun of Keck
keckled imp. & past participle of Keckle
kedging present participle & vb. noun of Kedge
kedlook noun See Charlock.
keeling present participle & vb. noun of Keel, A cod.
keelage noun The right of demanding a duty or toll for a ship entering a port; also, the duty or toll.
keelfat noun A cooler; a vat for cooling wort, etc.
keelman noun See Keeler, 1.
keelson noun A piece of timber in a ship laid on the middle of the floor timbers over the keel, and binding the floor timbers to the keel; in iron vessels, a structure of plates, situated like the keelson of a timber ship.
keelvat noun See Keelfat.
keeping present participle & vb. noun of Keep, A holding; restraint; custody; guard; charge; care; preservation., Maintenance; support; provision; feed; as, the cattle have good keeping., Conformity; congruity; harmony; consistency; as, these subjects are in keeping with each other., Harmony or correspondence between the different parts of a work of art; as, the foreground of this painting is not in keeping.
keeving present participle & vb. noun of Keeve
keitloa noun A black, two-horned, African rhinoceros (Atelodus keitloa). It has the posterior horn about as long as the anterior one, or even longer.
kelpies plural of Kelpy
kembing present participle & vb. noun of Kemb
kemelin noun A tub; a brewer’s vessel.
kenning present participle & vb. noun of Ken, Range of sight., The limit of vision at sea, being a distance of about twenty miles.
keramic adjective Same as Ceramic.
kerasin noun A nitrogenous substance free from phosphorus, supposed to be present in the brain; a body closely related to cerebrin.
keratin noun A nitrogenous substance, or mixture of substances, containing sulphur in a loose state of combination, and forming the chemical basis of epidermal tissues, such as horn, hair, feathers, and the like. It is an insoluble substance, and, unlike elastin, is not dissolved even by gastric or pancreatic juice. By decomposition with sulphuric acid it yields leucin and tyrosin, as does albumin. Called also epidermose.
kercher noun A kerchief.
kerning present participle & vb. noun of Kern
kerseys plural of Kersey
kestrel noun A small, slender European hawk (Falco alaudarius), allied to the sparrow hawk. Its color is reddish fawn, streaked and spotted with white and black. Also called windhover and stannel. The name is also applied to other allied species.
ketchup noun A sauce. See Catchup.
ketonic adjective Pertaining to, or derived from, a ketone; as, a ketonic acid.
keyhole noun A hole or apertupe in a door or lock, for receiving a key., A hole or excavation in beams intended to be joined together, to receive the key which fastens them., a mortise for a key or cotter.
keynote noun The tonic or first tone of the scale in which a piece or passage is written; the fundamental tone of the chord, to which all the modulations of the piece are referred; — called also key tone., The fundamental fact or idea; that which gives the key; as, the keynote of a policy or a sermon.
keyseat verb t. To form a key seat, as by cutting. See Key seat, under Key.