child wife



a very young wife.

Origin of child wife

First recorded in 1835–45 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for child wife

Historical Examples of child wife

  • I was older and I knew the world, and I ought to have remembered that my child-wife did not know it too.

    Wee Wifie

    Rosa Nouchette Carey

  • Thereafter the child-wife passes into a quasi-seraglio type of life.

    The American Egypt

    Channing Arnold

  • The sweet, child-wife he had loved so dearly was lost from his life forever.

    Little Golden's Daughter

    Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller

  • He met his child-wife at the gate and led her quickly to the house.

  • Fear for France and for his child-wife at the chlet had pursued him even in his sleep.