kennelled

kennel

1 [ken-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.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English kenel < Anglo-French *kenil (French chenil) < Vulgar Latin *canīle (Latin can(is) dog + -īle suffix of place)

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kennel1 (ˈkɛnəl)
 
n
1.  US name: doghouse a hutlike shelter for a dog
2.  (usually plural) 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
 
vb , -nels, -nelling, -nelled, -nels, -neling, -neled
6.  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]

kennel2 (ˈkɛnəl)
 
n
archaic an open sewer or street gutter
 
[C16: variant of cannelchannel1]

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kennel
1301, from O.Fr. chenil, from V.L. canile, from L. canem (nom. canis) "dog" (see canine).
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