kennel, doghouse, dog house(verb)
outbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog
put up in a kennel
"kennel a dog"
A gutter at the edge of a street.
Origin: From variant of chenil, ultimately from canis
the water course of a street; a little canal or channel; a gutter; also, a puddle
a house for a dog or for dogs, or for a pack of hounds
a pack of hounds, or a collection of dogs
the hole of a fox or other beast; a haunt
to lie or lodge; to dwell, as a dog or a fox
to put or keep in a kennel
Origin: [See Channel, Canal.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ken′el, n. a house for dogs: a pack of hounds: the hole of a fox, &c.: a haunt.—v.t. to keep in a kennel.—v.i. to live in a kennel:—pr.p. kenn′elling; pa.p. kenn′elled. [Norm. Fr. kenil (Fr. chenil)—L. canīle—canis, a dog.]
ken′el, n. the water-course of a street: a gutter. [A form of canal.]
The numerical value of kennel in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of kennel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The dog's kennel is not the place to keep a sausage.
Maintaining a competitive racing kennel and preparing for this race is an extremely expensive proposition.
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.
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.
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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Translations for kennel
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- بيت, بيت الكلبArabic
- Hundehütte, ZwingerGerman
- σκυλόσπιτο, κυνοτροφείοGreek
- hundujo, hundejoEsperanto
- niche, chenilFrench
- cró madraIrish
- canile, cucciaItalian
- rumah asu, rumah anjing, رومه انجيڠ, رومه اسو, tempat perlindungan anjingMalay
- kennel, hondenhokDutch
- canil, casinha de cachorro, casotaPortuguese
- конура, будка, псарняRussian
- pasja kućica, псећа кућица, štenara, пасја кућица, псетарник, штенара, psetarnik, pseća kućicaSerbo-Croatian
- dogadom, dogibridöp, dogalecek, dogadomilVolapük
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