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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V). Includes material from the 1976 supplement.
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KYE, n. The edible crab, Cancer pagurus (Rs. 1919 T.S.D.C., 1930 Fishery Board Gl., Crm. 1960). [kɑɪ]

[Orig. unknown. ? CfCaveyKeave]

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