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1kennel

noun ken·nel \ˈke-nəl\

Definition of KENNEL

1
a :  a shelter for a dog or cat
b :  an establishment for the breeding or boarding of dogs or cats
2
:  a pack of dogs

Origin of KENNEL

Middle English kenel, from Anglo-French *kenil, from Vulgar Latin *canile, from Latin canis dog — more at hound
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with KENNEL

2kennel

verb
kenneled or kennelledkennel·ing or kennel·ling

Definition of KENNEL

intransitive verb
:  to take shelter in or as if in a kennel
transitive verb
:  to put or keep in or as if in a kennel

First Known Use of KENNEL

1552

3kennel

noun

Definition of KENNEL

:  a gutter in a street

Origin of KENNEL

alteration of cannel gutter
First Known Use: 15th century

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