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young one

[yuhng uh n, wuh n] /ˈyʌŋ ən, wən/
a child or offspring:
They have five young ones and another on the way.
Origin of young one
1525-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Do you think I've got a head like a six-year-old young-one—or you?

    Shavings Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "Let's go out to the barn and find the young-one ourselves," said the Captain.

    Mary-'Gusta Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "It's a pity you didn't tell her sooner, young-one," he said.

    Across the Fruited Plain Florence Crannell Means
  • I used to wish and wish for her, like a young-one wishin' on a load of hay, or the first star at night, or somethin'.

    Shavings Joseph C. Lincoln

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