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1. nvt., A plug shaped like the kepa wedge but with the outer end longer, used in filling cracks in wooden bowls or canoes; to plug a hole, patch a canoe or calabash.

2. vt., To sting, as a bee; to peck, leap at, as a hen. Figuratively, to make disagreeable remarks.

3. Same as ʻukīkiki, a fish.

4. vt., To kiss.

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Nā LepiliTags: fauna fish

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v. A frequentative and intensive of ki, to shoot or squirt. To spurt, as water pressed through a small orifice.

2. To eject black matter, as the squid.

3. To practice masturbation.

4. To flow swiftly, as water from the bottom of a full barrel.

5. To do a thing with vehemence; to run very swiftly; to fly furiously at, as one cock at another, or as a hen in defense of her young. NOTE.—Kiki is used as an intensive adverb in various senses. See below.

v., To paint the face or hair white with lime or with clay (palolo.)

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s. Bundles done up for carrying on a stick, of which a man carries two.

2. A rough kind of basket.

3. The rushing or striking of a cock with his spurs; also, the action of a hen in defense of her chickens.

4. The swinging or slamming of the door of a house.

5. The leaves used in tying up bundles of potatoes or other things.

6. The name of a bird, usually caught with a net.

adv., Quickly; suddenly; violently; in a hurry. Ios. 7:22. NOTE.—Kiki is often used as adverb of intensity after verbs of action or condition, and signifies very, exceedingly, &c.; as, holo kiki, he ran swiftly; paa kiki, very tight; hele kiki aku la, i ike ole o Papa ia ia, he went hastily that Papa might not see him.

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Kiki (kī'-kī'), adv.

/ kī'-kī' / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. Quickly; suddenly; violently; in a hurry. Kiki is often used as an adverb of intensity after verbs of action or condition, and signifies very, exceedingly, etc., as: holo kiki, he ran swiftly; paa kiki, very tight; Hele kiki aku la, i iki ole o Papa ia ia; he went hastily that Papa might not see him.

Kiki (kī'-kī'), n.

/ kī'-kī' / Haw to Eng, Parker,

1. A quick, hard stroke, as a cock striking its spurs in fighting.

2. Bundles done up for carrying on a stick.

3. The leaves used in tying up bundles of potatoes or other things.

4. A bird, resembling a plover, usually caught with a net.

[A freq. and intensive of ki, to shoot or squirt.]

1. v., To spurt, as water pressed through a small orifice.

2. v., To eject black matter, as the squid.

3. v., To practice masturbation.

4. v., To flow swiftly, as water from the bottom of a full barrel.

5. v., To do a thing vehemently; to run very swiftly; to fly furiously at, as one cock at another, or as a hen in defense of her young.

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Kiki (kī'-kī'), v.

/ kī'-kī' / Haw to Eng, Parker,

To paint the face or hair white with lime or clay (palolo).

Kiki (ki'-ki'):

/ ki'-ki' / Haw to Eng, Parker,

to plaster the hair with lime. Land section, Kona. Oahu.

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