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kenning

noun ken·ning \ ˈke-niŋ \

Definition of kenning

chiefly Scotland
: a perceptible but small amount

Origin and Etymology of kenning

Middle English, sight, view, from gerund of kennen


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kenning

noun

Definition of kenning

: a metaphorical compound word or phrase (such as swan-road for ocean) used especially in Old English and Old Norse poetry

Origin and Etymology of kenning

Old Norse, from kenna


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