Definition of childe
1. child [ n ] a young person of either sex (between birth and puberty)
Examples: "she writes books for children" "they're just kids" "`tiddler' is a British term for youngsters"
(Musical America, LXXXI:5...)
With a large and circumspect 20_th Century technique , he wove the materials of national heroes and events , national folklore and children 's fairy_tales - Slavic dances and love songs - into a solid musical literature which served his people well , and is providing much enjoyment to the World at_large .
(Philip Reaves, "Who Rules the Marriage Bed?"...)
Finally , he was cooking , washing dishes , bathing the children , and even ironing - and still his wife refused to have relations as often as he desired them .
Circumstances gave her almost undisputed sway over child rearing , money handling and home maintenance .
(Orlin J. Scoville, Part-Time Farming...)
A farm provides a wholesome and healthful environment for children .
The children can do chores adapted to their age and ability .Synonyms child kid youngster minor tike tyke tiddler nestling small_fry fry nipper shaver Related Terms juvenile urchin orphan kiddy changeling boy_wonder buster preschooler pickaninny schoolchild silly toddler foster_child waif imp foster-child bairn sprog peanut poster_child child's_body
2. child [ n ] a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
Examples: "they had three children" "they were able to send their kids to college"
(The Dallas Morning News,...)
State and federal legislation against racial discrimination in employment was called_for yesterday in a report of a `` blue_ribbon '' citizens_committee on the aid to dependent children program .
Extension of the ADC program to all children in need living with any relatives , including both parents , as a means of preserving family unity .
(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)
Mrs._Grace_Butcher , of nearby Chardon , a 27 - year old housewife who has two children , finished in 2.21.6 .
(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)
One of the obstacles to the easy control of a 2 - year old child is a lack of verbal communication .
The child understands no .Synonyms child kid Related Terms parent offspring baby stepchild male_offspring army_brat female_offspring family
3. child [ n ] an immature childish person
Examples: "he remained a child in practical matters as long as he lived" "stop being a baby!"
4. child [ n ] a member of a clan or tribe
Examples: "the children of Israel"
5. child [ n ] a youthful female person
Examples: "the baby was a girl" "the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle"
6. Child [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4730Synonyms Child
7. child [ n ] a youthful male person
Examples: "the baby was a boy" "she made the boy brush his teeth every night" "most soldiers are only boys in uniform"
Rhymes withchilled gild guild billed build milled filled skilled thrilled grilled drilled unskilled unfilled rebuild fulfilled unfulfilled brunnhilde
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