Kittening
Kitten Kit"ten, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Kittened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Kittening}.] To bring forth young, as a cat; to bring forth, as kittens. --Shak. --H. Spencer. [1913 Webster]

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  • kittening — noun The giving birth of kittens If shes so terrific and powerful and all, said the predictable second voice, why cant she make the kittening part grow back, and do something really useful with herself? …   Wiktionary

  • kittening — kit·ten || kɪtn n. young cat v. give birth to kittens …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Kitten — Kit ten, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Kittened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Kittening}.] To bring forth young, as a cat; to bring forth, as kittens. Shak. H. Spencer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kittened — Kitten Kit ten, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Kittened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Kittening}.] To bring forth young, as a cat; to bring forth, as kittens. Shak. H. Spencer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kitten — I. noun Etymology: Middle English kitoun, from Anglo French *kiton, chiton, diminutive of cat, chat cat, from Late Latin cattus Date: 14th century a young cat; also an immature or young individual of various other small mammals II. intransitive… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Maxey Flat — Coordinates: 38°15′30″N 83°34′10″W / 38.25833°N 83.56944°W / 38.25833; 83.56944 …   Wikipedia

  • cat, domestic — ▪ mammal Introduction also called  house cat,   (species Felis catus), domesticated member of the family Felidae, order Carnivora. Like all felids, domestic cats, the smallest members of the family, are characterized by supple, low slung bodies,… …   Universalium

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