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KYD

The ISO 4217 currency code for the Cayman Islands Dollar.

KYD

ISO 4217 code for the Cayman Islands dollar. First introduced in 1972, replacing the Jamaican dollar, it has been pegged to the United States dollar since 1974. As of 2009, the peg was US$1.20 per C$1, making the Cayman Islands dollar one of the highest valued currencies in the world.
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Kyd defines The Spanish Tragedy as a mystery by means of three key uses of the word in dramatic contexts.
Kyd describes the fall of Rhodes at the hand of Soliman in the fourth act.
By presenting complex heroines who cannot be comfortably categorised as either angels or whores, Kyd and Shakespeare subtly undermine the unrealistically limited scope of this binary and emphasise the suffering of women who are restricted but not recognised by the dominant sexual paradigms of early modern culture.
Kyd said it may be difficult for terrorists to attack from the air as such nuclear power plants are small, compared with the World Trade Center which were struck and demolished by two hijacked airplanes Tuesday.
Instead, it is my argument here that Kyd exploited spectators' residual faith in magical handkerchiefs and longing for "ocular experience" by transforming the handkerchief from a token of all believers' salvation into a personalized fetish that embodies the principle of private vengeance ("Remember you must kill").
Stratman's Bibliography of English Printed Drama 1565-1900 (London, 1966), which hitherto seems to have escaped the attention of Kyd scholars.
On May 13, 1593, Kyd was arrested and then tortured, being suspected of treasonable activity.
Born in Copenhagen, Denmark and now living and working in Los Angeles, Jesper Kyd has scored all the titles in the Hitman series, including Hitman 2: Silent Assassin and Hitman: Codename 47.
The unusually large number of such parallels between King Leir and the three canonical Kyd plays (over one hundred, according to Vickers) or between Arden of Faversham and these three plays (seventy-six, according to Vickers) provides a strong case for Kyd's authorship of the two anonymous plays.
Kyd effectively manipulates the circumstances and conventions of language and action, a manipulation that separates both language and action from their 'citational legacy' and removes Hieronimo from his usual legal power.
Commanding officer, captain Jerry Kyd, said: "There is no question that there is a certain amount of sadness attached to this final deployment.
Ark Royal captain Jerry Kyd said: "There is a certain amount of sadness attached to this final deployment.