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1. nvi. A game similar to jacks: a stone is tossed into the air by the player, who quickly picks another off the ground before he catches the other; jackstones; to play kimo. The players often chanted.

2. nvi. To bob, as the head in watching the kimo stone; to bend or fall forward, nod with drowsiness; to go headlong, plunge; to dip, as a kite. (PCP timo.)

3. (Cap.) n. James, Jim. Eng.

vt., To pound, bruise, mash, as with stick or stone; to smash, break into bits; to dub out the inside of a canoe log with an adze, tamping and smoothing the surface; to crack, as nuts.

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kikino Jacks, the game. Dic. See hōkūkimo.

v. To strike, as with a stone, a stick or a sword; to thrust with a stick.

2. To pound, bruise or mash, as in pounding poi.

3. To seize something while in motion.

4. To go headlong or headfirst, as down a pali; kimo e mai ke poo a make loa.

5. To strike, as with a stick in choosing the puu in playing at puhenehene where the noa is.

6. To bend over or forward, as in making a bow.

7. To nod, as with drowsiness.

s. The name of a former game or play, described as follows: ka pai ana ka pai ana i kekahi pohaku me ka hoolei ana i ka pohaku liilii iluna me ka apo ana e me ka pohaku nui me ka lima i kekahi pohaku uuku.

2. Name of a play for children.

Kimo (kī'-mo), n.

/ kī'-mo / Parker Haw to Eng,

A game played in former times, exhibiting the muscular strength of the arm and skill of the hand in catching and holding: ka pai ana i kekahi pohaku me ka hoolei ana i ka pohaku liilii iluna me ka apo ana ae me ka pohaku nui me ka lima i kekahi pohaku uuku.

Kimo (kī'-mo), v.

/ kī'-mo / Parker Haw to Eng,

1. To strike, as with a stone, a stick or a sword; to thrust with a stick.

2. To pound, bruise or mash, as in pounding poi.

3. To go headlong or head first, as down a cliff: kimo e mai ke poo a make loa; he went head first and was killed.

4. To strike, as with a stick in the game of puhenehene.

5. To bend over or forward, as in making a bow.

6. To nod, as with drowsiness.

Drive, Dowsett Highlands, Honolulu, named for the son of Henry Isaac Dowsett, pioneer settler and captain of his own vessel. Lit., James.

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