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Definition of childe

"childe" is probably misspelled. Trying child instead Definition of child

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"

Used in print:

(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"

Used in print:

(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!"

Synonyms child baby Related Terms person

4. child [ n ] a member of a clan or tribe
Examples: "the children of Israel"

Synonyms child Related Terms descendant

5. child [ n ] a youthful female person
Examples: "the baby was a girl" "the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle"

Synonyms girl child little_girl female_child Related Terms male_child male_child female schoolgirl sprog girl_scout flower_girl preschooler farm_girl campfire_girl

6. Child [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4730

Synonyms 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"

Synonyms boy child male_child Related Terms female_child female_child male cub schoolboy boy_scout plowboy shop_boy bat_boy fauntleroy sprog preschooler farm_boy ball_boy altar_boy

Rhymes with

chilled gild guild billed build milled filled skilled thrilled grilled drilled unskilled unfilled rebuild fulfilled unfulfilled brunnhilde

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