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K. B. An abbreviation for "King's Bench," (q. v.)

K. C. An abbreviation for "Kings Counsel."

KABANI. A person who, in oriental states, supplies the place of our notary public. All obligations. to be valid, are drawn by him; and he is also the public weigh-master, and everything of consequence ought to be weighed before him. Ene Loud.

KABOOLEAT. In Hindu law. A written agreement, especially one signifying usseut. us the counterpart of a revenue lease, or the document in which a payer of revenue, whether to the government, the zarnlndar. or the farmer, expresses his consent to pay the amount assessed upon his land. Wils. Ind. Gloss.

KAIA. A key, kuy, or quay. Spelman.

KAIAGE, or KAIAGIUX. A wharfagedue.

KAIN. In Scotch law. Poultry render- able by a vassal to his superior, reserved in the lease as the whole or a part of the rent. Bell.

KALALGONNA. A duty paid by shop- keepers in Hindustan, who retail spirituous liquors: also the place where spirituous liq- uors are sold. Wharton.

KAI.EN'D1.‘.. In English ecclesiastical law. Rural chapters, or conventions of the rural deans and parochial clergy, which were formerly held on the calends of every month; hence the name. Paroch. Antiu. 604.

KALENDAR. An account at time, ex- hibiting the days of the week and month, the

seasons, etc. More commonly soelled "cal- endar." KALENDARIUH. In the civil law. A

calendar; a book or accounts. memorandum- hook, or debt-book; a book in which accounts were kept of money: loaned out on interest. Dig. 3'2, 64. So called because the Romans used to let out their money and receive the interest on the calemln of each month. Cal- VID.

KALENDS. See Cannon.

KAILL. In Saxon and old English law A man; a serving man. Busksrl, a seaman. Huskarl, a house servant. spelinan.

K.A_B.R.A'I‘A. Cowsli; Blount.

In old record; A cart-load.

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EAST. In Swedish law. Jettison; a 1it~ eral translation at the Latin "jaciu-.v."

—Kast-geld. Conuribufion for a jettison; lverage.

KATATONIA. See INSANITX.

KAY. A quay, or key.

KAZY. A Mohammedan judge or magls~ trate in the East Indies, appointed originally by the court at Delhi, to administer justice according to their written Law. Under the British authorities their jud.l(;lal functions ceased, and their duties were confined to the preparation and attestation of deeds, and the superiiitcndence and legalization of marriage and other ceremonies among the Mohammedans. Wharton.

KEELAGE. The right to demand money for the privilege or anchoring a vessel in I harbor; also the money so paid.

KIELHALE, KEELHAUL. To drug I person under the heel of a ship by means of ropes from the yard-arms. a punishment for- uierly practiced in the British navy. Elie Loud.

KEELS. This word is applied, in England, to vessels employed in the carriage of coals. Jacob.

KEEP, n. A strong tower or hold in the middle of any castle or fortification, wherein the besieged make their last efforts of detense, was formerly, in England, called a "kecp;" and the inner pile within the castle of Dover, erected by King Henry ll. about the ye.ir 1153, was termed the “King's Keep?’ so at Windsor, etc. It seems to be something of the same nature with what is called abroad :1 "clhulel." Jacob.

KEEP, 12. 1. To retain in one's power or possesslon; not to lose or part nlth: to preserve or retain. Benson v. \.e\v lurk, 10 Barb. (N. Y.) 235: Deans v. Guy. 132 0. 227, 43 S. E. 643.

2. To maintain, carry on, conduct, or manage; as, to “keep" a liquor saloon. bawdy house, gaming table, nuisance, inn, or holel. State v. Irvin, 117 Iowa. 469, 91 N. W. 71.0; People v. Rice. 103 Mich. 350, 61 N. W. 540; State v. Miller, 68 Conn. 373, 38 Atl. 795: State v. Fox. 52 Vt. 474.

3. To maintain, tend, harbor. feed, and shelter: as. to ‘‘keep’' a dangerous animal. I. to “keep" a horse at livery. Allen v. Ham, 63 Me. 536: Skinner v. Canghey. 64 Minn. 375. (i? N. W. 203.

4. To mnlukiln continuously and method-

ically for the purposes at a record; as, to M