KAN., also KS. Kansas.
K.B. Knight of the Bath; King's Bench.
K.C. King's Counsel; King's College.
K.C.B. Knight Commander of the [Most Honourable Order of the] Bath.
K.C.H. Knight Commander of [the Order of] Hanover.
K.C.I.E. Knight Commander of the [Most Eminent Order of the] Indian Empire.
K.C.M.G. Knight Commander of [the Most Distinguished Order of] St Michael and St George.
K.C.S.I. Knight Commander of the [Most Exalted Order of the] Star of India.
K.C.V.O. Knight Commander of the [Royal] Victorian Order.
K.G. Knight of the [Most Noble Order of the] Garter.
K.G.C. Knight of the Grand Cross.
K.G.C.B. Knight of the Grand Cross of the Bath.
K.G.F. Knight of the Golden Fleece.
K.H. Knight of Hanover.
K.K., _Kaiserlich_, _Konigleich_=Imperial, Royal.
K.K.K. Ku Klux Khan.
K.L.H. Knight of the Legion of Honour.
K.M. Knight of Malta.
KNT., KT. Knight.
K. OF L. Knight of Labour.
K.P. Knight of [the Most Illustrious Order of St] Patrick.
K.S.I. Knight of the Star of India.
K.T. Knight of [the Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of] the Thistle.
KT. BACH. Knight Bachelor.
K.T.L., _kai ta leipomena_ (Gr.)=And the rest, And so forth.
KY. or KEN. Kentucky.
L. Lake; Latin; Liberal; Libra (pound).
L. Latitude; League; Long.
L.A. Law Agent; Literate in Arts.
L.A.C. Licentiate of the Apothecaries' Company.
LAT. Latitude; Latin.
LB., _libra_=A pound.
L.C. Lower-case (in printing); _Loco citato_=In the place cited; Left centre; Letter of credit.
L.C. Lower Canada; Lord Chancellor; Lord Chamberlain.
L.C.B. Lord Chief-baron.
L.C.C. London County Council.
L.C.J. Lord Chief-justice.
L.C.P. Licentiate of the College of Preceptors.
LD. Lord;--LDP., LP., Lordship.