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Glossary of Terms: K

ketch
a vessel with two masts, a main and a mizzen mast, usually from 100 to 250 tons.
kinap or ginap
a person who has extraordinary strength or skill.
king's evil
the former belief that it could be healed by a king's touch.
Kodak
In 1888, George Eastman began selling flexible celluloid film together with a light portable hand camera called the Kodak and the modern age of photography began. Between 1888 and 1950, highly flammable cellulose nitrate film was used. Today, safer, cellulose acetate film is used.