man-child

or man·child

[ man-chahyld ]
/ ˈmænˌtʃaɪld /

noun, plural men-chil·dren.

a male child; boy; son.

Origin of man-child

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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Examples from the Web for manchild

  • Naturs a mystery, thats for certain—to turn off a manchild upon a godfayther, and rather to list nor to go hoam!

  • And when the dragon saw that he was cast into the earth, he persecuted the woman, which brought forth the manchild.

  • He sent the manchild unto the rajah and kept the girl, who was reared as his own daughter.

    Indian Myth and Legend|Donald Alexander Mackenzie