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1) Caphtor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Caphtor, (kaf´tor) (KEY) , in the Bible, home of the Philistines before they migrated to Canaan. Its inhabitants are called Caphtorim. Caphtor has been identified...

2) Kafirs. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kafirs, or Kaffirs (both: kaf´rz) (KEY) [Arab.,=infidel], name applied by European settlers to the Xhosa branch of the Bantu-speaking people of S Africa. Originally...

3) Caffieri. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Caffieri, (Fr. kafyare´, Ital. kaf-fya´re) (KEY) , French family of artists. Philippe Caffieri, 1634-1716, left Italy to enter the service of Louis XIV at the Gobelin...

4) Kaffir. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. Kaffir or Kaf·firs also Kafir or Kaf·irs1. Offensive a. A Xhosa. b. often kaffir Used especially in southern Africa as a disparaging term for...

5) Kafka, Franz. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kafka, Franz, (frants kaf´ka) (KEY) , 1883-1924, German language novelist, b. Prague. Along with Joyce, Kafka is perhaps the most influential of 20th-century writers....

6) Metcalfe. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Metcalfe (MET-kaf), county (290 sq mi/751 sq km; 1990 pop. 8,963), S Ky.; Edmonton; 36°59'N 85°37'W. Drained by Little Barren R. and Beaver and Marrowbone creeks....

7) Metcalfe. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Metcalfe (MET-kaf), town (1990 pop. 1,092), Washington co., W Miss., residential suburb, 4 mi/6.4 km NE of Greenville; 33°27'N 91°00'W. Greenville Municipal Airport...

8) Metcalf. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Metcalf (MET-kaf), town, Thomas co., S Ga., 9 mi/14.5 km S of Thomasville, near Fla. state line; 30°42'N 83°59'W....

9) dodecaphonic. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...twelve; see dodecagon + phon(o)-, tone, pitch + -ic.do·deca·phon·ist (do-dek-f-nist, dod-kaf-) -NOUNdo·deca·phony (do-dek-fon, dod-kaf-) , do·deca·phon·ism -NOUN...

10) Jinn. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...of kings named Suleyman, one of whom "built the pyramids." Their chief abode is the mountain Kaf, and they appear to men under the forms of serpents, dogs, cats,...

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