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Male child   /meɪl tʃaɪld/   Listen
Male child

noun
1.
A youthful male person.  Synonym: boy.  "She made the boy brush his teeth every night" , "Most soldiers are only boys in uniform"






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"Male child" Quotes from Famous Books



... organism ready to respond in some way or other. A sleeping man naturally does not adjust himself to danger, nor does a paralyzed man fly. The most attractive female in the world causes no response in the very young male child and perhaps stirs only reminiscences in the aged. Food, which causes the saliva to flow in the mouth of the hungry, may disgust the full. Throughout life there are factors in the internal life of the organism ...
— The Foundations of Personality • Abraham Myerson

... only; whence there would be no objection to viewing consciousness as an essential attribute of the Self. 'As in the case of virile power and the like.' Special substances such as the virile element are indeed present in the male child already, but then are not manifest, while later on they manifest themselves with advancing youth; but all the same the possession of those substances is essential to the male being, not merely adventitious. For to be made up of seven elementary substances (viz. blood, humour, flesh, fat, ...
— The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Ramanuja - Sacred Books of the East, Volume 48 • Trans. George Thibaut



Words linked to "Male child" :   Fauntleroy, male, boy, laddie, sonny boy, plowboy, shop boy, farm boy, bat boy, male person, sonny, schoolboy, altar boy, cub, lad, female child, ball boy, girl, catamite, Little Lord Fauntleroy, scout, ploughboy



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