kyle

noun
\ˈkī(ə)l\
plural -s

Definition of kyle 

Scottish

: channel, sound, strait at the widening mouth of the kyle— David Innes

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History and Etymology for kyle

Scottish Gaelic caol, from caol narrow; akin to Old Irish cōil, cōel narrow, Latvian kaîls naked, bald

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