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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Enfant, n. [e.m.E. enfant (rare), ME. enfaunt (14th c.), OF. enfant, -faunt. Cf. Infant n.] An infant; a child. — 1513 Doug. v. Prol. 23.
The ȝong enfant fyrst with lauchtir delytis
1600 Colville Palinode 22.
The … enfantes of Henrie the eight

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