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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Kid /ˈkɪd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Kid n.
 1. Zool. A young goat.
    The . . . leopard shall lie down with the kid.   --Is. xi. 6.
 2. A young child or infant; hence, a simple person, easily imposed on. [Slang]
 3. A kind of leather made of the skin of the young goat, or of the skin of rats, etc.; kidskin.
 4. pl. Gloves made of kidskin; kid gloves. [Colloq. & Low]
 5. A small wooden mess tub; -- a name given by sailors to one in which they receive their food.
 6. Among pugilists, thieves, gunfighters, etc., a youthful expert; -- chiefly used attributively; as, kid Jones. [Cant]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Kid, n.  A fagot; a bundle of heath and furze. [Prov. Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Kid, p. p. of Kythe. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Kid, v. t. See Kiddy, v. t. [Slang]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a young person of either sex; "she writes books for
           children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British
           term for youngsters" [syn: child, 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: kidskin]
      3: English dramatist (1558-1594) [syn: Kyd, Thomas Kyd, Thomas
      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] [ant: parent]
      5: young goat
      v 1: tell false information to for fun; "Are you pulling my leg?"
           [syn: pull the leg of]
      2: be silly or tease one another; "After we relaxed, we just
         kidded around" [syn: chaff, jolly, josh, banter]
      [also: kidding, kidded]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    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."