kidder's medical battery used forty years ago or more, and still used and purchasable in its first form, was a dynamo.
In Mrs. kidder's bake-shop were gathered the henchmen of Hat Tyler.
I ensured this, delaying my chair at the corner of kidder Street till I saw her enter.
This book and 'kidder's' are two that I could hardly get along without.
I believe that most of the existing families of kidder are branches of this parent stock.
Mr. kidder, of kidder & kidder, had by request waited upon the lady of Bellevieu.
It appears that a friend of Mr. kidder, a physician “of great ability,” on reading my article was caused great disquietude.
"Oh, he said yes," cried Mrs. kidder, clinging to her Countesshood.
I thought that the Prince's face fell, but Mrs. kidder's contribution to the defence distracted my attention.
I want to inquire if you have any acquaintance with the large grocery house of kidder & Ladd, in the City?
c.1200, "the young of a goat," from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse kið "young goat"), from Proto-Germanic *kiðjom (cf. Old High German kizzi, German kitze, Danish and Swedish kid). Extended meaning of "child" first recorded as slang 1590s, established in informal usage by 1840s. Applied to skillful young thieves and pugilists since at least 1812. Kid stuff "something easy" is from 1913 (The phrase was in use about that time in reference to vaudeville acts or advertisements featuring children, and to children-oriented features in newspapers). Kid glove "a glove made of kidskin leather" is from 1680s; sense of "characterized by wearing kid gloves," therefore "dainty, delicate" is from 1856.
"tease playfully," 1839, earlier, in thieves' cant, "to coax, wheedle, hoax" (1811), probably from kid (n.), via notion of "treat as a child, make a kid of." Related: Kidded; kidding.
: his kid sister/ my kid cousin
[fr kid, ''an infant goat''; bantering and fooling senses perhaps fr an alteration of dialect cod, ''hoax, fool'']