Childe

[ chahyld ]
/ tʃaɪld /

noun

Vere Gordon [veer] /vɪər/, 1892–1957, English anthropologist, archaeologist, and writer; born in Australia.

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British Dictionary definitions for vere childe

childe

/ (tʃaɪld) /

noun

archaic a young man of noble birth

Word Origin for childe

C13: variant of child

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Word Origin and History for vere childe

childe

n.

"youth of gentle birth," used as a kind of title, late Old English, variant spelling of child (q.v.).

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