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كِنٌّ ذ A place of retreat or concealment; such as a cave, and an excavated house or chamber: (Beyd, xvi. 83:) see بَرٌّ. ― -b2- كِنٌّ The shelter of a wall: see دِفْءٌ. ― -b3- A thing that serves for veiling, covering, or protecting. (S, * Msb, * K.) See ظِلٌّ, where I have thus rendered it.

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