Definitions for kennelˈkɛn l

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kennel, doghouse, dog house(verb)

    outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog

  2. kennel(verb)

    put up in a kennel

    "kennel a dog"

Wiktionary

  1. kennel(Noun)

    A gutter at the edge of a street.

  2. Origin: From variant of chenil, ultimately from canis

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kennel(noun)

    the water course of a street; a little canal or channel; a gutter; also, a puddle

  2. Kennel(noun)

    a house for a dog or for dogs, or for a pack of hounds

  3. Kennel(noun)

    a pack of hounds, or a collection of dogs

  4. Kennel(noun)

    the hole of a fox or other beast; a haunt

  5. Kennel(verb)

    to lie or lodge; to dwell, as a dog or a fox

  6. Kennel(verb)

    to put or keep in a kennel

  7. Origin: [See Channel, Canal.]

Freebase

  1. Kennel

    A kennel is a structure or shelter for dogs. A kennel is a doghouse, run, or other small structure in which a dog is kept. American English often uses the word "doghouse" in this context; in British English the term "kennel" is preferred. Used in the plural, the kennels, the term means any building, collection of buildings or a property in which dogs are housed, maintained, and bred.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Danish proverb:

    The dog's kennel is not the place to keep a sausage.

  2. Stan Hooley:

    Maintaining a competitive racing kennel and preparing for this race is an extremely expensive proposition.

  3. Charles E. Wilson:

    But I have always liked bird dogs better than kennel-fed dogs myself--you know, one that will get out and hunt for food rather than sit on his fanny and yell.

  4. Gail Miller Bisher:

    For someone who loves dogs as I do, there is nothing more exciting than to be part of The Westminster Kennel Club, the premier organization in our sport and such a strong voice for all dogs.

  5. Terry McAuliffe:

    Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign in waiting, ‘Ready for Hillary,’ … is piggybacking off the winner of last week’s The Westminster Kennel Club 139th Annual Dog Show to pitch some trinkets like dog collars and bowls. In the past, the group has featured a brown Boston terrier. But in a new email a beagle, like the show winner, is used.

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