What does the word kit mean?

Usage examples for kit

  1. That gentleman having " lost by neglect" certain articles of my kit- to wit sundry shirts and other garments- and having rendered others completely hors de combat by reason of his sinful method of washing, I decided to " cut" three rupees off his remuneration. – A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne
  2. Kit nodded; he understood it, whatever it was. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. " Not likely," said Kit. – Treachery in Outer Space by Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman