Child

Definitions of "Child"

A person between birth and puberty. noun

A person who has not attained maturity or the age of legal majority. noun

An unborn infant; a fetus. noun

An infant; a baby. noun

One who is childish or immature. noun

A son or daughter; an offspring. noun

A member of a tribe; descendant. noun

An individual regarded as strongly affected by another or by a specified time, place, or circumstance. noun

A product or result of something specified. noun

The word "Child" in example sentences

I was no longer “a child of the devil”, “a maiden accursed”; but it was “my love, my soul, light of my eyes, my child”. The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan

_Surely, I have behaved and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul is even as a weaned child_. Daily Strength for Daily Needs

He meant to set the child right; he meant to see _only_ the _child_ in her until White returned; he would ignore the perilously sweet woman-appeal to his senses until such time as he could, with safety, let them once more hold part in their relations with each other. The Man Thou Gavest

QUOTATION: When I was a child, I spake as a child…. Quotations

Any child who needed a mother so much, was _her own child_. The Brimming Cup

The comprehension of much language can be given to the little deaf child by constantly talking just as any mother does to her hearing baby, only being always careful to take a position facing the main source of light, which should come _from behind the child_. What the Mother of a Deaf Child Ought to Know

My child you never would believe to be _my child_, from the evidence of his immense cheeks and chins -- for pray don't suppose that he has only one chin. The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)

And there was Polly, the child, seated in the room, and looking about nine or ten years old: and I was distinctly conscious of the fact, yet without any feeling of surprise at its incongruity, that I was going to take the _child_ Polly with me to the theatre, to see the _grown-up_ Polly act! The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll (Rev. C. L. Dodgson)

"_God of love, guard Thy child; God of power, save Thy child_," I prayed. Possessed

And in Delia's there will reverberate till death that wail of a fierce and childless woman -- that last cry of nature in one who had defied nature -- of womanhood in one who had renounced the ways of womanhood: "_the child -- the child_!" Delia Blanchflower

"Villain!" said Miller, in a paroxysm of anger, turning toward him -- "I will have you before the the court in less than twenty-four hours for inhuman treatment of this child -- of _my child_." Finger Posts on the Way of Life

For just as a child is born of its mother, and by this bodily birth is a sinful being and a _child of wrath; _ thus also is man taken and _born spiritually_ from the baptism, and by _this birth he is a child of grace and a justified person_. American Lutheranism Vindicated; or, Examination of the Lutheran Symbols, on Certain Disputed Topics Including a Reply to the Plea of Rev. W. J. Mann

Well, my poor child [you must not call her _my poor child_ excepting when the crime has not been committed] -- why deceive ourselves? Analytical Studies

Well, my poor child [you must not call her _my poor child_ excepting when the crime has not been committed] -- why deceive ourselves? The Physiology of Marriage, Complete

Well, my poor child [you must not call her _my poor child_ excepting when the crime has not been committed] -- why deceive ourselves? The Physiology of Marriage, Part 2

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