noun, Geology. 1. a deep, kettle-shaped depression in glacial drift. 2. (def 3). noun 1. a round hollow formed by the melting of a mass of buried ice Often shortened to kettle noun a hollow filled to make a lake, due to the melting of a glacial deposit over time Usage Note geol.
noun 1. an awkward, difficult, or bad situation; muddle; mess: He’s managed to get himself into a fine kettle of fish! 2. a state of affairs; a matter under consideration: The new proposal is quite a different kettle of fish from the last one. noun 1. a situation; state of affairs (often used ironically in […]
noun, Bookbinding. 1. (in handsewing) a knot tied in the thread that links one section to the next.
[Ashkenazic Hebrew, English kuh-too-buh; Sephardic Hebrew kuh-too-bah] /Ashkenazic Hebrew, English kəˈtu bə; Sephardic Hebrew kə tuˈbɑ/ noun, plural ketuboth, ketubot, ketubos [Ashkenazic Hebrew kuh-too-bohs; Sephardic Hebrew kuh-too-bawt] /Ashkenazic Hebrew kəˈtu boʊs; Sephardic Hebrew kə tuˈbɔt/ (Show IPA). English, ketubahs. Hebrew. 1. the formal contract in a Jewish religious marriage that includes specific financial protection for […]