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kitling

[ kit-ling ]
/ ˈkɪt lɪŋ /
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noun British Dialect.

the young of any animal, especially of a cat; kitten; kit.

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Origin of kitling

First recorded in 1250–1300; Middle English kiteling, from Old Norse ketlingr; see origin at cat, -ling1
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