Meaning of kennel


Pronunciation: (ken'l), [key]
— n., v., -neled, -nel•ing -nelled, -nel•ling.
  1. a house or shelter for a dog or a cat.
  2. Often,an establishment where dogs or cats are bred, raised, trained, or boarded.
  3. the hole or lair of an animal, esp. a fox.
  4. a wretched abode likened to a doghouse.
  5. a pack of dogs.
  1. to put into or keep in a kennel: to kennel a dog for a week.
  1. to take shelter or lodge in a kennel.


Pronunciation: (ken'l), [key]
— n.
  1. an open drain or sewer; gutter.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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