[n] informal terms
[n] young domestic cat
[n] the cumulative stake in a game (such as poker)
[n] the combined stakes of the betters
1. A kitten; also, a pet name or calling name for the cat.
2. [Etym. uncertain.] (Gaming) The percentage taken out of a pool to pay for refreshments, or for the expenses of the table. --R. F. Foster.