vere gordon childe


Vere Gordon [veer] , 1892–1957, English anthropologist, archaeologist, and writer; born in Australia. Unabridged
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childe (tʃaɪld)
archaic a young man of noble birth
[C13: variant of child]

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Word Origin & History

"youth of gentle birth," used as a kind of title, c.1020, variant spelling of child (q.v.).
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