kie1

kie1, n.

1. Sail.

Kua ‘akakī kī te mātarō i te au kie o te pa‘ī
. The matelots slackened sail (let the sails belly out.)

2. Canvas.

No‘o‘anga kie,
canvas chair.

3. Tarpaulin (cf. tāpōrēni.)

Kua tāpoki rāua i te pēre ki te kie.
They covered the bales with a tarpaulin. (See tākie(kie); cf. -ie2.) [Pn. *kie.]

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