noun, plural men-chil·dren.
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Origin of man-child
Words nearby man-child
Example sentences from the Web for man-child
He is a son, a man-child; and the at first sight tautological information appears to hint at more than the mere sex of the child.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Revelation|William Milligan
And while your man-child and the mother lived you told me there was nothing for you to remember in the land from which you came!An Outcast of the Islands|Joseph Conrad
Cursed be the man who brought tidings to my father, saying, 'A man-child is born unto thee;' making him very glad.The All-Sufficiency of Christ|Charles Henry Mackintosh
That evening, the evening of the same day, Allan presented the man-child to his assembled Folk.Darkness and Dawn|George Allan England
Once a woman lived in a dense forest, and had a man-child alone there.The Hive|Will Levington Comfort