Kindle, Kendle, Kindling, Kyndyll

 a litter or brood, [from the German Kinder’children, offspring’?]
Examples: kindle of young cats—Bk. of St. Albans, 1486; of elephants, 1220; of hares; of kittens,—Brewer; of leverets; of rabbits.
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