Kennel
Kennel Ken"nel, n. [OE. kenel, (assumed) OF. kenil, F. chenil, LL. canile, fr. L. canis a dog. Cf. {Canine}.] 1. A house for a dog or for dogs, or for a pack of hounds. [1913 Webster]

A dog sure, if he could speak, had wit enough to describe his kennel. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

2. A pack of hounds, or a collection of dogs. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. The hole of a fox or other beast; a haunt. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
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