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Kid (A)

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A young child. A facetious formation from the Anglo-Saxon ci[l]d, a child. The l is often silent, as in calm, half, golf, etc. At one time fault was prononnced fauʹt.

“‘Are these your own kids?ʹ I inquired presently. ‘Yes, two of them: I have six, you know.ʹ”—H. A. Beers: Century Magazine, June, 1883, p. 282.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Kick Over the Traces (To)
Kick the Beam (To)
Kick the Bucket (To)
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