Definition of kist in English:

kist

Pronunciation /kist/ /kɪst/

noun

  • 1Scottish A chest used for storing clothes and linen.

    ‘The bank's own gold supply was kept in a huge wrought iron bullion chest, or kist.’
    chest, box, storage box, crate, coffer
  • 2

    variant spelling of cist

Origin

Middle English northern English form of chest.

Pronunciation

kist

/kist/ /kɪst/