Meaning of kit-cat

kit-cat

Pronunciation: (kit'kat"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of a series of half-length portraits of members of the Kit-Cat Club that were painted by Sir Godfrey Kneller between 1702 and 1717, measure almost uniformly 28 × 36 in. (71 × 91 cm), characteristically portray the head, upper torso, and hands, and are now in the National Gallery, London.
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