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Definition of the noun abandoned infant
What does abandoned infant mean as a name of something?
- a child who has been abandoned and whose parents are unknown
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Women's Studies Encyclopedia (1999)
by Helen Tierney
Mothers usually abandoned infant boys and girls in equal proportions. Generally ...
by Claire M. Renzetti, Jeffrey L. Edleson
To quell abandoned infant death, 45 U.S. states have passed a safe haven law ( also called “Baby Moses” law) that permits parents to leave infants in designated “safe care” without fear of prosecution. Abandoned children living in the streets ...
by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions
uninhabited; 12 lost to virtue, relinquished abandoned child: 4 waif; 9 foundling abandoned infant: 9 foundling abandoned ship: 8 derelict abandonment: 8 giving up; 9 defection, desertion, forsaking, surrender; 10 abandoning, abjuration, ...
by Louisa Pansegrouw
desperate, discarded, dissolute, flagrant, forlorn, forsaken, left, neglected, outcast, project, rejected, relinquished, shunned, solitary, uncontrolled, uninhibited, unoccupied, vacant, wanton, wicked, wild abandoned infant castaway, foundling, ...
Similes Dictionary (2013)
by Elyse Sommer
Vance Wilson Crying out like an abandoned infant —T. Coraghessan ...
A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1881)
by Richard Soule
Abandoned infant. Fount, n. 1. [Poetical.] Spring, fountain. 2. Font, assortment of types. Fountain, n. 1. Spring, well, font. 2. Jet, JET D'EAU. 3. Source, original, origin, cause, first principle, fountainhead. Fountainhead, n. Source, original, origin ...
by Martin H. Manser
founder2 to sink or collapse foundling abandoned infant foundry place where metal is cast foundries fount' source of ...
by Sorrel Kerbel
Newly returned to the police after a two-year sabbatical to study law, Ohayon appears particularly vulnerable and alone on the eve of Rosh Hashana, and finds an abandoned infant crying in a bomb shelter. Ohayon forms a relationship with ...
by Oxford University Press
abandoned infant of unknown parentage. found•ry /efoundrN/ n ...
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