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Definition of Childhood

Cerberus
Cerberus
  CHILDHOOD   noun
The period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth -- two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.
 

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

Christian
Christian
Regular definition:
CHILDHOOD:
?t?a?ldhud n. the state or period of being a child. Ýsecond childhood a person's dotage. [OE cildhad]


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