Kennel



[ken-l] /ˈkɛn l/

noun
1.
a house or shelter for a dog or a cat.
2.
Often, kennels. an establishment where dogs or cats are bred, raised, trained, or boarded.
3.
the hole or lair of an animal, especially a fox.
4.
a wretched abode likened to a doghouse.
5.
a pack of dogs.
verb (used with object), kenneled, kenneling or (especially British) kennelled, kennelling.
6.
to put into or keep in a kennel:
to kennel a dog for a week.
verb (used without object), kenneled, kenneling or (especially British) kennelled, kennelling.
7.
to take shelter or lodge in a kennel.
[ken-l] /ˈkɛn l/
noun
1.
an open drain or sewer; gutter.
/ˈkɛnəl/
noun
1.
a hutlike shelter for a dog US name doghouse
2.
(usually pl) an establishment where dogs are bred, trained, boarded, etc
3.
the lair of a fox or other animal
4.
a ramshackle house; hovel
5.
a pack of hounds
verb -nels, -nelling, -nelled (US) -nels, -neling, -neled
6.
to put or go into a kennel; keep or stay in a kennel
/ˈkɛnəl/
noun
1.
(archaic) an open sewer or street gutter
n.

c.1300, from Anglo-French *kenil, Old French chenil, from Vulgar Latin *canile, from Latin canem (nominative canis) “dog” (see canine (n.)), “with suffix as in ovile sheepfold” [OED]. As a verb, 1550s, from the noun.

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