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Childe

[chahyld] /tʃaɪld/
noun
1.
Vere Gordon
[veer] /vɪər/ (Show IPA),
1892–1957, English anthropologist, archaeologist, and writer; born in Australia.
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British Dictionary definitions for vere g. childe

childe

/tʃaɪld/
noun
1.
(archaic) a young man of noble birth
Word Origin
C13: variant of child
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Word Origin and History for vere g. 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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Encyclopedia Article for vere g. childe

childe

an archaic term referring to a youth of noble birth or a youth in training to be a knight. In literature the word is often used as a title, as in the character Childe Roland of Robert Browning's poem "Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came" and Lord Byron's Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

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