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NOUN (5)

1. a young person of either sex;
- Example: "she writes books for children"
- Example: "they're just kids"
- Example: "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
[syn: child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling]

2. soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat;
- Example: "kid gloves"
[syn: kid, kidskin]

3. English dramatist (1558-1594);
[syn: Kyd, Kid, Thomas Kyd, Thomas Kid]

4. a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age;
- Example: "they had three children"
- Example: "they were able to send their kids to college"
[syn: child, kid]

5. young goat;


VERB (2)

1. tell false information to for fun;
- Example: "Are you pulling my leg?"
[syn: pull the leg of, kid]

2. be silly or tease one another;
- Example: "After we relaxed, we just kidded around"
[syn: kid, chaff, jolly, josh, banter]


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. [1913 Webster] 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.]
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. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kid \Kid\, a. Made of kidskin; as, kid gloves. [PJC]
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 [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]
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?" [PJC]
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. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kid \Kid\, p. p. of Kythe. [Obs.] --Gower. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kid \Kid\, v. t. See Kiddy, v. t. [Slang] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

kid n 1: a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster" [syn: child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling] 2: soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat; "kid gloves" [syn: kid, kidskin] 3: English dramatist (1558-1594) [syn: Kyd, Kid, Thomas Kyd, Thomas Kid] 4: a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age; "they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college" [syn: child, kid] [ant: parent] 5: young goat v 1: tell false information to for fun; "Are you pulling my leg?" [syn: pull the leg of, kid] 2: be silly or tease one another; "After we relaxed, we just kidded around" [syn: kid, chaff, jolly, josh, banter]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

Kid Kernel language for Id. A refinement of P-TAC, used as an intermediate language for Id. Lambda-calculus with first-class let-blocks and I-structures. ["A Syntactic Approach to Program Transformations", Z. Ariola et al, SIGPLAN Notices 26(9):116-129 (Sept 1991)]. (1996-07-22)
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Kid the young of the goat. It was much used for food (Gen. 27:9; 38:17; Judg. 6:19; 14:6). The Mosaic law forbade to dress a kid in the milk of its dam, a law which is thrice repeated (Ex. 23:19; 34:26; Deut. 14:21). Among the various reasons assigned for this law, that appears to be the most satisfactory which regards it as "a protest against cruelty and outraging the order of nature." A kid cooked in its mother's milk is "a gross, unwholesome dish, and calculated to kindle animal and ferocious passions, and on this account Moses may have forbidden it. Besides, it is even yet associated with immoderate feasting; and originally, I suspect," says Dr. Thomson (Land and the Book), "was connected with idolatrous sacrifices."