\\käˈēk(ˌ)jē, kīˈē-, ˈkīk(-\ noun (-s)
Etymology: alteration (influenced by caique) of earlier caikjee, from Turkish kayıkçı boatman, from kayık boat + çı (occupational suffix)
: a rower of a caïque

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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