[ chahyld ]
/ tʃaɪld /

noun Archaic.

a youth of noble birth.


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Origin of childe

spelling variant of child

Definition for childe (2 of 2)

[ chahyld ]
/ tʃaɪld /


Vere Gordon [veer] /vɪər/,1892–1957, English anthropologist, archaeologist, and writer; born in Australia. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for childe

/ (tʃaɪld) /


archaic a young man of noble birth

Word Origin for childe

C13: variant of child
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