Kris


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Kris

 

(also creese), a side arm of many peoples of Malaysia and Indonesia, a steel dagger with a flame-shaped or serpentine ridged blade and a richly decorated handle made of wood, bone, or horn. The kris was formerly an obligatory part of male dress. Under colonial rule, only members of the aristocracy and rural authorities had the right to wear the kris. Today the kris is kept by families as an heirloom.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"I would suggest that Kris may have had a Rhinoplasty (the surgical name for nose reshaping surgery) procedure - the bridge of her nose appears thinner, and the tip and nostrils appear to be smaller and slightly lifted compared to previous images.
Mom knew how to make us feel protected and encouraged us to be the best versions of ourselves God blessed me way more than i deserved with the parents who gave me life, and the sons na ngayon naman, ako na ang nagpapalaki,' Kris added.
Kris was among the stars that sent love to Bea via commenting to Bea's post allegedly about "cheating." "I had to check on you.
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While celebrating Kris' 63rd birthday, the foursome traveled in style aboard Hilfiger's private jet, which had been decorated with balloons spelling out "KRIS" and "BOSS" in honor of the "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star's special day, as shown in (https://www.instagram.com/p/BpztaCAFwWV/?utm_source=ig_embed) her Instagram photo.
Daily_Record football sensation relief For Scotland defender McKenna and boss McLeish 80p Scots in win match shock Kris, dad to Bethany, five, and three-year-old Isla-Rose, went with mum Helen, 53, to last week's appointment at the Golden Jubilee after his case was transferred to their care by NHS Ayrshire and Arran.
However, the loss of his beloved mother, who was a company accounts manager, triggered the start of a decade-long battle with depression which drove Kris to the brink of suicide.
Although Kris had visited her in hospital that morning, he had headed to a party that evening because he did not accept that she was nearing the end of her life, despite becoming very frail.
Their romance was filled with jaunts to Thailand, Bruges and Scotland and there was talk of Kris moving into her West Sussex mansion.
'I really insisted, 'May I be the one to name them?' I feel that I write well and I know how to put things into words so nag-insist ako [I insisted],' said Kris.
"We're going to experience a new level of growth and industry thought leadership as an organization and I couldn't be happier to have Kris in this role.