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ken·nel 1

 (kĕn′əl)
n.
1. A shelter for a dog.
2. A pack of dogs, especially hounds.
3. An establishment where dogs are bred, trained, or boarded.
4. The lair of a wild animal, such as a fox.
v. ken·neled, ken·nel·ing, ken·nels or ken·nelled or ken·nel·ling
v.tr.
To place or keep in or as if in a kennel.
v.intr.
To take cover or lie in or as if in a kennel.

[Middle English kenel, from Anglo-Norman *kenil, from Medieval Latin canīle, from Latin canis, dog; see kwon- in Indo-European roots.]

ken·nel 2

 (kĕn′əl)
n.
A gutter along a street.

[Middle English cannel, from Old North French canel, channel, from Latin canālis; see canal.]

kennel

(ˈkɛnəl)
n
1. a hutlike shelter for a dog. US name: doghouse
2. (usually plural) an establishment where dogs are bred, trained, boarded, etc
3. (Zoology) the lair of a fox or other animal
4. a ramshackle house; hovel
5. (Hunting) a pack of hounds
vb, -nels, -nelling or -nelled, -nels, -neling or -neled
to put or go into a kennel; keep or stay in a kennel
[C14: from Old French chenil, from Vulgar Latin canīle (unattested), from Latin canis dog]

kennel

(ˈkɛnəl)
n
archaic an open sewer or street gutter
[C16: variant of cannel channel1]

ken•nel1

(ˈkɛn l)

n., v. -neled, -nel•ing (esp. Brit.) -nelled, -nel•ling. n.
1. a house or shelter for a dog or a cat.
2. Often, kennels. an establishment where dogs or cats are bred, trained, or boarded.
3. the hole or lair of an animal, esp. a fox.
4. a pack of dogs.
v.t.
5. to put or keep in or as if in a kennel.
v.i.
6. to shelter or lodge in or as if in a kennel.
[1300–50; Middle English kenel < Old French chenil Latin can(is) dog]

ken•nel2

(ˈkɛn l)

n.
an open drain or sewer; gutter.
[1575–85; variant of cannel, Middle English canel channel1]

Kennel

 a pack of hounds, dogs or other animals; Contemptuous, a set or class of persons. See also crew, gang.
Examples: kennel of atheists, 1649; of hounds, 1526; of leopards, 1641; lions, 1844; stock-jobbers, 1720; wolves, 1641.

kennel


Past participle: kennelled
Gerund: kennelling

Imperative
kennel
kennel
Present
I kennel
you kennel
he/she/it kennels
we kennel
you kennel
they kennel
Preterite
I kennelled
you kennelled
he/she/it kennelled
we kennelled
you kennelled
they kennelled
Present Continuous
I am kennelling
you are kennelling
he/she/it is kennelling
we are kennelling
you are kennelling
they are kennelling
Present Perfect
I have kennelled
you have kennelled
he/she/it has kennelled
we have kennelled
you have kennelled
they have kennelled
Past Continuous
I was kennelling
you were kennelling
he/she/it was kennelling
we were kennelling
you were kennelling
they were kennelling
Past Perfect
I had kennelled
you had kennelled
he/she/it had kennelled
we had kennelled
you had kennelled
they had kennelled
Future
I will kennel
you will kennel
he/she/it will kennel
we will kennel
you will kennel
they will kennel
Future Perfect
I will have kennelled
you will have kennelled
he/she/it will have kennelled
we will have kennelled
you will have kennelled
they will have kennelled
Future Continuous
I will be kennelling
you will be kennelling
he/she/it will be kennelling
we will be kennelling
you will be kennelling
they will be kennelling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been kennelling
you have been kennelling
he/she/it has been kennelling
we have been kennelling
you have been kennelling
they have been kennelling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been kennelling
you will have been kennelling
he/she/it will have been kennelling
we will have been kennelling
you will have been kennelling
they will have been kennelling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been kennelling
you had been kennelling
he/she/it had been kennelling
we had been kennelling
you had been kennelling
they had been kennelling
Conditional
I would kennel
you would kennel
he/she/it would kennel
we would kennel
you would kennel
they would kennel
Past Conditional
I would have kennelled
you would have kennelled
he/she/it would have kennelled
we would have kennelled
you would have kennelled
they would have kennelled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kennel - outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dogkennel - outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog
outbuilding - a building that is subordinate to and separate from a main building
shelter - protective covering that provides protection from the weather
Verb1.kennel - put up in a kennel; "kennel a dog"
shelter - provide shelter for; "After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people"
Translations
بَيت صَغير للكِلاببَيْتٌ صَغِيرٌ لِلْكَلبِمأوى الكِلاب
psí bouda
hundehuskennel
kennel
štenara
kutyaólkutyatenyészet
hundabyrgihundahótel
犬小屋
개집
šunidėšuns būda
suņu būdasuņu novietne
psia búda
pesjak
kennel
บ้านสุนัข
köpek bakım merkeziköpek kulubesiköpek kulübesi
chuồng chó

kennel

[ˈkenl] N
A. N (= doghouse) → caseta f de perro kennels (= dogs' home) → residencia f canina; (for breeding) → criadero m de perros
to put a dog in kennelsponer a un perro en una residencia canina or en una perrera
B. CPD kennel maid Nchica f que trabaja en una residencia canina

kennel

[ˈkɛnəl]
nniche f kennels
nplchenil m

kennel

n
kennels (= cage)Hundezwinger m; (for breeding) → Hundezucht f; (boarding) → (Hunde)heim nt, → Tierheim nt; to put a dog in kennelseinen Hund in Pflege geben

kennel

[ˈkɛnl] n
a. (dog house) → canile m
b. kennels npl or nsg (establishment, for boarding) → canile; (for breeding) → allevamento di cani
to put a dog in kennels → portare un cane al canile

kennel

(ˈkenl) noun
1. a type of small hut for a dog.
2. (usually in plural) a place where dogs can be looked after.

kennel

بَيْتٌ صَغِيرٌ لِلْكَلبِ psí bouda hundehus Hundehütte σκυλόσπιτο caseta del perro, perrera kennel niche štenara canile 犬小屋 개집 hondenhok kennel buda canil конура kennel บ้านสุนัข köpek kulübesi chuồng chó 狗窝
References in classic literature ?
Samson had got too near the mastiff's kennel once, and had felt his terrible breath in his face.
In the way of movement and human life, there was the hasty rattle of a cab or coach, its driver protected by a waterproof cap over his head and shoulders; the forlorn figure of an old man, who seemed to have crept out of some subterranean sewer, and was stooping along the kennel, and poking the wet rubbish with a stick, in quest of rusty nails; a merchant or two, at the door of the post-office, together with an editor and a miscellaneous politician, awaiting a dilatory mail; a few visages of retired sea-captains at the window of an insurance office, looking out vacantly at the vacant street, blaspheming at the weather, and fretting at the dearth as well of public news as local gossip.
Presently I heard Pilot bark far below, out of his distant kennel in the courtyard: hope revived.
I took my dingy volume by the scroop, and hurled it into the dog- kennel, vowing I hated a good book.
On the ground-floor is Peggotty's kitchen, opening into a back yard; with a pigeon-house on a pole, in the centre, without any pigeons in it; a great dog- kennel in a corner, without any dog; and a quantity of fowls that look terribly tall to me, walking about, in a menacing and ferocious manner.
Before the Gates there sat On either side a formidable shape; The one seem'd Woman to the waste, and fair, But ended foul in many a scaly fould Voluminous and vast, a Serpent arm'd With mortal sting: about her middle round A cry of Hell Hounds never ceasing bark'd With wide CERBEREAN mouths full loud, and rung A hideous Peal: yet, when they list, would creep, If aught disturb'd thir noyse, into her woomb, And kennel there, yet there still bark'd and howl'd Within unseen.
This flapper is likewise employed diligently to attend his master in his walks, and upon occasion to give him a soft flap on his eyes; because he is always so wrapped up in cogitation, that he is in manifest danger of falling down every precipice, and bouncing his head against every post; and in the streets, of justling others, or being justled himself into the kennel.
His kennel of dogs set up furious uproar, on the instant, by way of proving the fact of a stranger's presence.
M'ling, the black-faced man, Montgomery's attendant, the first of the Beast Folk I had encountered, did not live with the others across the island, but in a small kennel at the back of the enclosure.
In some dingy corner, perhaps, in some damp kennel which is supposed to be a room, an artisan has just awakened from sleep.
The bird on the branch, the dog in his kennel, the sheep in the field, the boats moored in the Loire, even, became alive and vocal.
There is quite a concert of noises; the great bull-dog, chained against the stables, is thrown into furious exasperation by the unwary approach of a cock too near the mouth of his kennel, and sends forth a thundering bark, which is answered by two fox- hounds shut up in the opposite cow-house; the old top-knotted hens, scratching with their chicks among the straw, set up a sympathetic croaking as the discomfited cock joins them; a sow with her brood, all very muddy as to the legs, and curled as to the tail, throws in some deep staccato notes; our friends the calves are bleating from the home croft; and, under all, a fine ear discerns the continuous hum of human voices.