childe definition

  • noun:
    • Archaic a young child of noble birth.
    • a young child of noble delivery.
    • The cognomen given to the earliest boy just before his taking their father's name.
    • A cognomen previously prefixed to their title because of the oldest boy, until he succeeded to their ancestral titles, or ended up being knighted.
    • See son or daughter, 8.

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