kid


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kid \Kid\ (k[i^]d), n. [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. ki[eth],
   Dan. & Sw. kid; akin to OHG. kizzi, G. kitz, kitzchen,
   kitzlein.]
   1. (Zool.) A young goat.
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            The . . . leopard shall lie down with the kid. --Is.
                                                  xi. 6.
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   2. A young child or infant; hence, a simple person, easily
      imposed on. [Slang] --Charles Reade.
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   3. A kind of leather made of the skin of the young goat, or
      of the skin of rats, etc.; kidskin.
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   4. pl. Gloves made of kidskin; kid gloves. [Colloq. & Low]
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   5. A small wooden mess tub; -- a name given by sailors to one
      in which they receive their food. --Cooper.
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   6. Among pugilists, thieves, gunfighters, etc., a youthful
      expert; -- chiefly used attributively; as, kid Jones.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kid \Kid\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Kidded; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Kidding.]
   To bring forth a young goat.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kid \Kid\, a.
   Made of kidskin; as, kid gloves.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kid \Kid\, v. t.
   1. To talk with in a joking or jesting manner; as, she kidded
      him about his freckles. Often used with around; as, he was
      just kidding around about the fire
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   2. To jokingly tell a false story to; to fool; as, John told
      Pete that he had talked to the movie star, but he was only
      kidding him..
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kid \Kid\, v. i.
   To tell a false story, as a jest; as, he was kidding about
   being a pilot. "Are you kidding?"
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kid \Kid\, n. [Cf. W. cidysen.]
   A fagot; a bundle of heath and furze. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kid \Kid\, p. p.
   of Kythe. [Obs.] --Gower. --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kid \Kid\, v. t.
   See Kiddy, v. t. [Slang]
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