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KENNEL

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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 731 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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KENNEL  , a small hut or shelter for a

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dog, also extended to a
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group of buildings for a pack of hounds (see DoG) . The word is apparently from a Norman-French kenil (this form does not occur, but is seen in the Norman kinet, a little dog),
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modern French chenil, from popular Latin canile, place for a dog, canis, cf. ovile, sheep-cote . The word " kennel," a gutter, a drain in a street or road, is a corruption of the
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Middle
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English canel, cannel, in- modern English " channel," from Latin canalis, canal .

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