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Definition of KID

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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. [1913 Webster]

     2. A young child or infant; hence, a simple person, easily imposed on. [Slang] --Charles Reade. [1913 Webster]

     3. A kind of leather made of the skin of the young goat, or of the skin of rats, etc.; kidskin. [1913 Webster]

     4. pl. Gloves made of kidskin; kid gloves. [Colloq. & Low] [1913 Webster]

     5. A small wooden mess tub; -- a name given by sailors to one in which they receive their food. --Cooper. [1913 Webster]

     6. Among pugilists, thieves, gunfighters, etc., a youthful expert; -- chiefly used attributively; as, kid Jones. [Cant] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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Kid \Kid\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Kidded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Kidding}.] To bring forth a young goat. [1913 Webster]

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Kid \Kid\, a.
     Made of kidskin; as, kid gloves.
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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 [PJC]

     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.. [PJC]

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Kid \Kid\, v. i.
     To tell a false story, as a jest; as, he was kidding about being a pilot. "Are you kidding?" [PJC]

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Kid \Kid\, n. [Cf. W. cidysen.]
     A fagot; a bundle of heath and furze. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright. [1913 Webster]

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Kid \Kid\, p. p.
     of {Kythe}. [Obs.] --Gower. --Chaucer.
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Kid \Kid\, v. t.
     See {Kiddy}, v. t. [Slang]
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160 Moby Thesaurus words for "kid":
     babyhood, bairn, bamboozle, banter, be merry with, befool, billy, billy goat, birdling, boyhood, breed, brood, buck, bud, calf, catling, chaff, cherub, chick, chickabiddy, chickling, chicky, child, childkind, children, chit, colt, crack a joke, crack wise, cub, darling, descendants, descent, doe, doeling, dogie, duckling, fake out, family, fawn, fledgling, fleer at, flimflam, foal, fool, fruit, fryer, fun, gibe at, girlhood, goat, gosling, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, gull, haze, he-goat, heirs, hoax, hoodwink, hostages to fortune, inheritors, innocent, issue, jape, jest, jive, joke, jolly, josh, juvenile, kid around, kids, kit, kitten, lamb, lambkin, lineage, litter, little bugger, little fellow, little guy, little innocent, little kids, little one, little ones, little tad, little tot, make a funny, make fun, make fun of, mite, mock, moppet, mountain goat, nanny, nanny goat, needle, nest, nestling, new generation, nipper, offspring, peewee, piglet, pigling, play on words, poke fun at, polliwog, posterity, progeny, pullet, pun, pup, puppy, put on, put one on, quip, rag, rally, razz, rib, ride, ridicule, rising generation, roast, scintillate, scoff at, seed, shaver, she-goat, shoat, small fry, sons, sparkle, spoof, succession, tad, tadpole, tease, tot, tots, treasures, trick, twit, utter a mot, weaner, wee tot, whelp, wisecrack, yeanling, young, young blood, young fry, young people, youngling, younglings, youngster, youngsters, youth


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