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"


  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.]


  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.

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