Unusual application of "kike" (UNCLASSIFIED)

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Tue Dec 11 16:39:04 UTC 2012

"Kike" occurred as a man's first name or nickname. I saw a few
late-19th-century examples. In one case it seemed to be short for

Of course it could also be a foreign word or name.

-- Doug Wilson

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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