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man-child

or man·child

[ man-chahyld ]
/ ˈmænˌtʃaɪld /
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noun, plural men-chil·dren.
a male child; boy; son.
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Origin of man-child

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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How to use man-child in a sentence

  • 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
  • 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.

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