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Meaning of KENNING

Pronunciation:  'kening

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  conventional metaphoric name for something, used especially in Old English and Old Norse poetry
 

KENNING is a 7 letter word that starts with K.

 

 See Also: figure, figure of speech, image, trope

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ken"ning\, n. [See {Ken}, v. t.]
1. Range of sight. [Obs.] --Bacon.

2. The limit of vision at sea, being a distance of about
   twenty miles.

 

 

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