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noun kid pronunciation in British English /kɪd/
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  1. 1
    [countable] informal a child
    There was a group of kids playing football in the street.
    1. a.
      a young adult
      a bunch of middle-class college kids
    2. b.


      [plural] someones sons or daughters
      Have you got kids of your own?
      We took the kids to the zoo at the weekend.
  2. 2
    [countable] a young goat
    1. a.
      [uncountable] leather made from a young goats skin
      elegant kid gloves


a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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