man-child or man·child [man-chahyld] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural men-chil·dren.
- a male child; boy; son.
Origin of man-child Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400 Examples from the Web for man-child Historical Examples of man-child
My mother must have realized that her babe, if a man-child, was doomed to a life of bloodshed.
Frank H. Spearman
And two summers after that came Noda back to us with a man-child in the hollow of her arm.
And when I go out into the dark, there’ll be no man-child to carry on my name.
Let the day perish, and the night wherein it was said, There is a man-child conceived.
But then, perhaps, this offspring of abolitionism is no man-child at all.