- (obsolete) Sight; view; a distant view at sea.
- As little as one can recognise or discriminate; a small portion; a little.
"put in a kenning of salt"
- A metaphorical phrase used in Germanic poetry (especially Old English or Old Norse) whereby a simple thing is described in an allusive way, such as ‘whale road’ for ‘sea’, or ‘enemy of the mast’ for ‘wind’.
- (obsolete) Range or extent of vision, especially at sea; (by extension) a marine measure of approximately twenty miles.
- The tread of an egg; cicatricula.
- present participle of ken