[men-chil-druh n, -drin]
- plural of man-child.
- 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 men-children
May thy vines yield a hundredfold, and men-children play round thy feet!Sarchedon
G. J. (George John) Whyte-Melville
But the midwives feared God, and did not as the King of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men-children alive.Hints to Husbands
Orlando Guise's mother was lacking in the caution which mothers generally have where their men-children are concerned.Wild Youth, Volume Complete