kindle englannista suomeksi
1841, ''Ancient Laws and Institutes of Wales'', page 336:
- If a person kindle a fire in the house of another person, let him pay for the house to the owner, if it be burned.
1898, (w), (w) Chapter 4:
- And then it was that I first perceived the danger in which I stood; for there was no hope of kindling a light, and I doubted now whether even in the light I could ever have done much to dislodge the great slab of slate.
To arouse or inspire (a passion, etc).
To begin to grow or take hold.
(RQ:Fielding Tom Jone)
- The doctor now interposed, and prevented the effects of a wrath which was kindling between Jones and Thwackum (..)
A group of kittens.
To (l) young; to (l).
2014, Karen Patry, ''The Rabbit-Raising Problem Solver'', Storey Publishing (ISBN), page 146:
- If she kindled and lost just a few kits and is not bony over her back and hind end, you can rebreed immediately. If she kindled a large litter (more than, say, eight kits), you may wish to wait a week or two before rebreeding so that she can ...
(RQ:Holland Natural Histor)
- The poor beast had but lately kindled.