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Yes. The word kier is a Scrabble US word. The word kier is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word kier is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:

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You can make 14 words from 'kier' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'kier'

KEIR 8KIER 8
REIK 8 

3 letters words from 'kier'

EIK 7ERK 7
IKE 7IRE 3
IRK 7KIR 7
REI 3 

2 letters words from 'kier'

ER 2KI 6
RE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of kier

kier iker keir ekir iekr eikr kire ikre krie rkie irke rike keri ekri krei rkei erki reki ierk eirk irek riek erik reik

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word kier. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in kier.

Definitions and meaning of kier

kier

Alternative forms

  • keir

Etymology

From Old Norse (whence also Icelandic ker (tub)).

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɪə(ɹ)

Noun

kier (plural kiers)

  1. A bleaching vat.
    • 1934, Harry Bennett, Two Thousand Formulas, Recipes & Trade Secrets: The Classic “Do-It-Yourself” Book of Practical Everyday Chemistry, page 265,
      The oil is added to the saturated liquor, which is afterwards introduced into the kier. There is no change required in the bleaching operation.
    • 1999, Samir Ranjan Karmakar, Chemical Technology In The Pre-Treatment Processes Of Textiles, Elsevier, page 65,
      The traditional sequence of pre-treatment is shortened by single stage bleaching, where kiers are still in use.
    • 2007, Sarah Tarlow, The Archaeology of Improvement in Britain, 1750-1850, Cambridge University Press, page 166,
      Inside the typically long, narrow bleaching crofts were cisterns for bleaching cotton yarn, now represented by sunken stone tanks, and sealed vats called ‘kiers’ for bleaching cloth. The kiers would have been two storeys high and made of metal, but now all that remains are the footings and brackets that show where they once stood (2004: 99).

Synonyms

  • keeve

Anagrams

  • Erik, Keir, Keri, Rike, keir, keri, rike

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ir

Noun

kier m or f (plural kieren, diminutive kiertje n)

  1. fissure, narrow opening
    De deur stond op een kier

Anagrams

  • reik, riek

Livonian

Alternative forms

  • (Courland) kīerõ

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *keertädäk.

Verb

kier

  1. turn

Luxembourgish

Verb

kier

  1. second-person singular imperative of kieren

Papiamentu

Etymology

From Portuguese querer and Spanish querer and Kabuverdianu kré.

Verb

kier

  1. to want, to wish
  2. to love, to like

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kʲɛr/

Etymology 1

From French cœur (heart), from Middle French coeur, cœur, from Old French cuer, coer, quer, from Latin cor, from Proto-Italic *kord, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr.

Noun

kier m anim

  1. (card games) heart (a suit of cards)
Declension
Related terms
  • karo, trefl, pik

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun

kier f

  1. genitive plural of kra

Further reading

  • kier in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a vat for boiling and dyeing fabrics.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)