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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 ?
All right, all right, put him back in the kennels," Collins ordered hurriedly.
From an isolated phenomenon in a barge it became a permanent institution with brick-built kennels ashore, and an influence social, political, and administrative, co-terminous with the boundaries of the province.
They came and went, resided in the populous kennels, or lived obscurely in the recesses of the house after the fashion of Toots, the Japanese pug, or Ysabel, the Mexican hairless,--strange creatures that rarely put nose out of doors or set foot to ground.
Second-floor back windows all open, atmosphere as sultry as ever, gardener's pruning-ladder quite safe in the tool-shed, savage mastiff in his kennel crunching his bones for supper.
Sylvie was just going to explain, very politely, that really they couldn't perform that ceremony, because their wigs wouldn't come off, when the door of the Royal Kennel opened, and an enormous Newfoundland Dog put his head out.
The huge mastif that has been already mentioned, appeared from his kennel, gaping and stretching himself with pampered laziness; but as his mistress again called:
He brought out of the YAHOOS' kennel a piece of ass's flesh; but it smelt so offensively that I turned from it with loathing: he then threw it to the YAHOO, by whom it was greedily devoured.
Lastly, he remarked that I seemed to be living in very poor circumstances (which was not surprising, said he, in view of the kennel that I inhabited); that I should die if I remained a month longer in that den; that all lodgings in St.
Darling such a look, not an angry look: she showed him the great red tear that makes us so sorry for noble dogs, and crept into her kennel.
Through these streets, Noah Claypole walked, dragging Charlotte after him; now stepping into the kennel to embrace at a glance the whole external character of some small public-house; now jogging on again, as some fancied appearance induced him to believe it too public for his purpose.
When he had sufficiently recovered from his delight, he rose, and with his arms a-kimbo, achieved a kind of demon-dance round the kennel, just without the limits of the chain, driving the dog quite wild.
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.