male child

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n male child a youthful male person "the baby was a boy","she made the boy brush his teeth every night","most soldiers are only boys in uniform"
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Usage

In literature:

She was removed to a town a few miles away and then gave birth to a male child.
"The Shellback's Progress" by Walter Runciman
Here, very evidently, was another girl-child whose affections were centered largely in a male parent.
"The Heart of Arethusa" by Francis Barton Fox
A young husband, who had been jealous of his wife, buried their male child alive as soon as born.
"The Story of John G. Paton" by James Paton
When I was a child our only two red-haired males died, one by accident, one by sickness.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science September 1930" by Various
They were very anxious for a male child.
"The Goat-gland Transplantation" by Sydney B. Flower
The male power had yet to advance further; the child had to gain a father.
"The Truth About Woman" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
For why, then, is the third again a male child?
"Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1" by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
Among the Jews it is performed in infancy, when the male child is eight days old.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
The woman's symbol of this stellar sign was represented first by ears of corn, then with a new-born male child in her arms.
"Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions" by T. W. Doane
Now one child in five thousand born in Savissa is a male.
"The Golden Amazons of Venus" by John Murray Reynolds
Four daughters had the count, and no male child.
"Villani's Chronicle" by Giovanni Villani
And, as the Sufi predicted, a male child was born.
"The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
Happy is the heart of the mother that bore a male child, that was impregnated with thee amongst the mountains.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 13" by Various
When she is old and past work, especially if she has not been the mother of a male child, she is often abandoned.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
The first male child born in Fremont was Fred Kittle.
"Collection of Nebraska Pioneer Reminiscences" by Nebraska Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
In many of these cases I found that the child's own father or some near male relative was responsible for her state.
"My Own Story" by Emmeline Pankhurst
It's been so perhaps since the female carried and suckled her child and distinguished one male from another.
"Marriage" by H. G. Wells
Soon she became pregnant, and gave birth to a male child and a snake.
"Omens and Superstitions of Southern India" by Edgar Thurston
She was a descendant of Peregrine White, the first male child born after the landing of the Pilgrim Fathers.
"Fifty Years In The Northwest" by William Henry Carman Folsom
Consider the significance of a male child to the House of France!
"The Mystery of the Lost Dauphin" by Emilia Pardo Bazán
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In news:

Attention unnamed male child to come.
One-child policy led to overabundance of males in society.
Investigators were planning to search the suburban home of a Georgia couple accused of child cruelty after an emaciated 18-year-old male was found wandering at a Los Angeles bus station.
Having a Male Child Leaves Male DNA in Women's Brains.
The 2012 Kid's Choice Awards came to a fitting conclusion when Justin Bieber, the poster child for all things kids love the most, was slimed center stage after collecting his award for Favorite Male Singer.
WPVI Action News spoke with the young boy's grandmother Wednesday, and she said that the child was with his babysitter when her male companion placed the child inside a washing machine at Federal Laundromat in Camden.
Death rates among adolescents have overtaken those of young children as increasing numbers of young males are dying through violence or injury while efforts to reduce child mortality are succeeding.
A small child is one of four males shot Monday in east Baltimore as the summer reign of violence continues.
When both parents are left- handed , the chances are 50% for a left- handed child, with twice as many males being left handed as females.
The recent court decision in Cologne that found ritual, medically unnecessary male circumcision to be a violation of the child's rights should not surprise scholars of American constitutional law.
Appearing alongside Cher's eldest child on Monday's Oprah Winfrey Show, Elia admits "it was really hard" when her partner (formerly known as Chastity) transitioned from female to male.
When male-on-male, male-on-female, or male-on child violence erupts, people are not all that surprised and they do not condemn all fathers for the crimes of a few.
Speaking on NBC's "Today" show Thursday, Sakia David said she wants her baby sitter punished for allowing a male friend to put the child in the machine.
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In science:

Generally, Pij,0 can be strictly positive for i ∈ F and j ∈ M , which corresponds, for example, to the case in which ”female” i with ”male” j cannot have a ”child”, because one of them is ill or both are.
Quadratic Stochastic Operators: Results and Open Problems
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