"childe" Definition

  1. n. A cognomen formerly prefixed to his name by the oldest son, until he succeeded to his ancestral titles, or was knighted; as, Childe Roland.

More About childe

Position in dictionary: 16817 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "childe": 3
Words that end with "childe": 1
Words that contain "childe": 3
Next words in dictionary: childed, childermas day, childhood, childing, childish
Previous words in dictionary: childcrowing, childbirth, childbed, childbearing, child

English Dictionary Definition of childe

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