Definition of Female child
1. Noun. A youthful female person. "The girls were just learning to ride a tricycle"
Generic synonyms: Female, Female Person
Specialized synonyms: Campfire Girl, Farm Girl, Flower Girl, Moppet, Schoolgirl, Scout
Antonyms: Male Child, Boy
Derivative terms: Girlhood
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Literary usage of Female child
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1. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1914)
"(3) Shall carnally know any female child under the age of 18 years." State v. Roller, 71 Рас. 718, 720, 30 Wash. 692. As expressly defined by Bal. ..."
2. Precedents of Indictments and Pleas: Adapted to the Use of Both of the by Francis Wharton (1881)
"(e) That CD, of said B., single woman, on the day of now last past, at B. aforesaid, in the county aforesaid, being pregnant with a certain female child, ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Thus man-child, woman- child, male-child, female-child, are true cases ... Wifa, in Anglo-Saxon signifies woman; but wife- child is a female child or girl. ..."
4. A Treatise on the Criminal Law of the United States by Francis Wharton (1874)
"By carnally and unlawfully knowing any female child under the age of ten years; or, 2. ... 4 the abuse of a female child, which Gray, Mass. 7. See Com. e. ..."
5. A Practical Treatise Upon the Authority and Duty of Justices of the Peace in by Daniel Davis (1828)
"... single woman, on the day of now last bast, being pregnant with a female child, aforesaid, at B. aforesaid, the said female child, alone and in secret, ..."
6. A Practical Treatise on the Criminal Law: Comprising the Practice, Pleadings by Joseph Chitty, Richard Peters (1819)
"... of which choaking and strangling of the said EF he the said EF then and there instantly died. a. bastard a certam female child, afterwards, to wit, on, ..."
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