noun a young person of either sex
tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
- she writes books for children
- they're just kids
- `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
- they had three children
- they were able to send their kids to college
noun an immature childish person
- he remained a child in practical matters as long as he lived
- stop being a baby!
noun a member of a clan or tribe
, pl. cildru
; cf. Goth. kilÞei
- A son or a daughter; a male or female descendant, in the first degree; the immediate progeny of human parents; -- in law, legitimate offspring. Used also of animals and plants.
- A descendant, however remote; -- used esp. in the plural; as, the children of Israel; the children of Edom.
- One who, by character of practice, shows signs of relationship to, or of the influence of, another; one closely connected with a place, occupation, character, etc.; as, a child of God; a child of the devil; a child of disobedience; a child of toil; a child of the people.
- A noble youth. See Childe. Obs.
- A young person of either sex. esp. one between infancy and youth; hence, one who exhibits the characteristics of a very young person, as innocence, obedience, trustfulness, limited understanding, etc.
When I was child. I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things.
1. Cor. xii. 11.
- A female infant. Obs.
A boy or a child, I wonder?
Child intransitive verb
imperfect & past participle Childed; present participle & verbal noun Childing
- To give birth; to produce young.
This queen Genissa childing died.
It chanced within two days they childed both.
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