- a narrow channel of water between two islands or between an island and the mainland; a strait or sound.
Origin of kyle
1540–50; < Scots Gaelic caoil (genitive of caol) strait, sound (noun use of caol narrow)
- a male or female given name.
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Examples from the Web for kyle
Kyle Dietrich, 36, is a host of one of the DC Dinner Parties.Everyone at This Dinner Party Has Lost Someone
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Blonde kids named Kyle and Zack cheered on Los Doyers while wearing jerseys with “Valenzuela” on the back.The Liberal Case Against Illegal Immigration
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So I did know from the beginning that Kyle was actually my son.Joan Allen on ‘The Killing’ Finale and That Mother of a Twist
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Kyle Henderson, 24, frontman for Desert Noises, quit his job and “went for it” with his bandmates.Living by the Bonnaroo Code
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His nephew (Kyle Gallner) is struggling to come out of the closet.Courteney Cox Gets Personal About Her Directorial Debut, ‘Just Before I Go’
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He thrust Kyle away with a force that sent the man staggering.
Kyle resented it and his tone was sharp when he replied that he knew what he was doing.
First he cracked Mr. Kyle smartly over the bridge of the nose.
He commanded the Indians, and they lifted Kyle and started off with him.
He was horrified to see Kyle Sparwick emerge from the bushes.The Camp in the Snow
William Murray Graydon
- Scot (esp in place names) a narrow strait or channelKyle of Lochalsh
C16: from Gaelic caol, from caol narrow
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