|1.||a young cat|
|2.||informal (Brit) have kittens, have a canary US equivalent: have a cow to react with disapproval, anxiety, etc: she had kittens when she got the bill|
|3.||(of cats) to give birth to (young)|
|[C14: from Old Northern French caton, from |
see have a fit (kittens); weak as a kitten.