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1) Kempt Lake. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Kempt Lake (22 mi/35 km long, 15 mi/24 km wide), SW central Que., Canada, in the Laurentians, 120 mi/193 km NW of Montreal. Elev. 1,372 ft/418 m. Drained (W) by Lievre...

2) kempt. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Tidy; trim: a nicely kempt beard. Back-formation from unkempt....

3) kempt. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...is a back-formation from unkempt and means the opposite of it, neat, well-groomed. It s a lost positive that has become Standard. 1...

4) Lievre. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ličvre, (lea´vr) (KEY) , river, c.200 mi (320 km) long, rising in Kempt Lake, S Que., Canada, and flowing generally SW into the Ottawa River near Buckingham. Parts...

5) Lievre. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Lievre, (lee-AI-vruh), river, c.200 mi/320 km long, S Que., Canada; rising in Kempt L.; flowing generally SW into the Ottawa R. near Buckingham. Parts of it are navigable....

6) LOST POSITIVES. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...now may be obsolete; nevertheless, James Thurber s gruntled, words such as sheveled and kempt, and dozens of other such coinages continue to amuse, often as nonce...

7) fossil. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...3. Linguistics a. A word or morpheme that is used only in certain restricted contexts, as kempt in unkempt, but is otherwise obsolete. b. An archaic syntactic rule...

8) 652. Cleanness. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...or gimp [Scot. & dial. Eng.], clean as a new penny, like a cat in pattens; cleaned &c. v.; kempt [archaic]. ABSTERGENT, detergent, depurative, abstersive [rare],...

9) 24. Peasant s Confession, The. Hardy, Thomas. 1898. Wessex Poems & Other Verses
...Emperor cried, Grouchy is now at hand! 100 And meanwhile Vand leur, Vivian, Maitland, Kempt, Met d Erlon, Friant, Ney; But Grouchy—mis-sent, blamed, yet blame-exempt—...

10) 28. The Hunter Hunted. Wells, H.G. 1898. The Invisible Man
...The doors of the Jolly Cricketers were suddenly wide open. Very little was said. 22 Kempt felt about, his hand seeming to pass through empty air. He s not breathing,...

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