Young

Definition of Young

Pronunciation: yŭng
a.1.
1.Not long born; still in the first part of life; not yet arrived at adolescence, maturity, or age; not old; juvenile; - said of animals; as, a young child; a young man; a young fawn.
For he so young and tender was of age.
- Chaucer.
"Whom the gods love, die young," has been too long carelessly said; . . . whom the gods love, live young forever.
- Mrs. H. H. Jackson.
2.Being in the first part, pr period, of growth; as, a young plant; a young tree.
While the fears of the people were young.
- De Foe.
3.Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.
Come, come, elder brother, you are too young in this.
- Shak.
n.1.The offspring of animals, either a single animal or offspring collectively.
[The egg] bursting with kindly rupture, forth disclosed
Their callow young.
- Milton.
With young
with child; pregnant.

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