[ken-tish-muh n] /ˈkɛn tɪʃ mən/
noun, plural Kentishmen.
a native or inhabitant of Kent, England.
noun, Architecture. 1. tracery, originating in Kent in the 14th century, having cusps with split ends.
[kent-lij] /ˈkɛnt lɪdʒ/ noun, Nautical. 1. pig iron used as permanent ballast. /ˈkɛntlɪdʒ/ noun 1. (nautical) scrap metal used as ballast in a vessel
[ken-tn] /ˈkɛn tn/ noun 1. Stan(ley Newcomb) 1912–79, U.S. jazz composer, pianist, and bandleader.
- Kent state
A controversial incident in 1970, in which unarmed students demonstrating against United States involvement in the Vietnam War were fired on by panicky troops of the National Guard. Four students were killed and nine wounded. The shooting occurred at Kent State University in Ohio. The troops were subsequently absolved of responsibility by the government, but […]