- a young one; child.
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Examples from the Web for younguns
Slaves weah whipt and punished and the younguns belonged to the mahstah to work foah him oh to sell.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States
Work Projects Administration
Younguns on de plantation was bathed two or three times a week.Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2
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And after supper, the younguns of the neighborhood would play outside until dark.Hunters Out of Space
Joseph Everidge Kelleam
Younguns always went with their mammies so I belonged to the Joneses.