"childhood" Definition

  1. n. The state of being a child; the time in which persons are children; the condition or time from infancy to puberty.
  2. n. Children, taken collectively.
  3. n. The commencement; the first period.

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Position in dictionary: 16820 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n.,
Words that start with "childhood": 1
Words that end with "childhood": 1
Words that contain "childhood": 1
Next words in dictionary: childing, childish, childishly, childishness, childlessness
Previous words in dictionary: childermas day, childed, childe, childcrowing, childbirth

English Dictionary Definition of childhood

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