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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section VI. Time
2. Time with reference to a particular Period
 
129. Infant.
 
  
NOUN:INFANT, babe, baby; nursling, suckling, yearling, weanling; papoose, bambino [It.]; vagitus.
  CHILD, bairn [Scot.], tot, mite, scrap, chick, kid [slang], butcha or bacha [Hind.]; little one, brat, chit, pickaninny [U. S.], urchin; bantling, bratling elf.
  YOUTH, boy, lad, laddie, slip, sprig, stripling, youngster, younker [colloq.], whipster [rare], youngling [rare], damoiseau [archaic], cub, callant [Scot.], whippersnapper [colloq.], whiffet [U. S.], schoolboy, hobbledehoy, hopeful, cadet, minor, master.
  SCION, sapling, seedling; tendril, olivebranch, nestling, chicken, duckling, larva, chrysalis, tadpole, whelp, cub, pullet, fry, callow [obs.], codling or codlin; fœtus, calf, colt, pup, puppy, foal, kitten; lamb, lambkin; aurelia, caterpillar, cocoon, nymph, nympha, pupa, staddle.
  GIRL, lass, lassie; wench [dial.], miss, damsel; damoiselle, damosel or damozel [archaic]; demoiselle; maid, maiden; virgin; nymph, colleen, girleen, flapper [slang], girly [colloq.], minx, missy, baggage, hussy; schoolgirl; hoyden, tomboy, romp.
  
ADJECTIVE:INFANTINE, infantile; puerile; boyish, girlish, childish, babyish, kittenish; childly [rare], boylike, girllike, kiddish [colloq.], dollish [colloq.]; youngling, infant, baby; newborn, unfledged, newfledged, callow.
  in the cradle, in swaddling clothes, in long clothes, in arms, in leading strings; at the breast; in one’s teens; young [See Youth].
  
QUOTATION:First the infant Mewling and puking in the nurse’s arms.—As You Like It

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