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Kerst

Kerst [KIRSSEN, adj. Applied to a very lean animal; also to food when not wholesome, Shetl. Belg. kerst, kersten, Christian.] KIRST, KIRSTY, s. Viewed as an abbrev. of the female name Christian ; Chr. Kirk. [KRISTT, when the name of a man or boy.] http://www.archive.org/stream/etymologicaldict03jamiuoft/etymologicaldict03jamiuoft_djvu.txt
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