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youngberry
youngblood
Younger
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Younker definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

YOUNKER, n. Among seamen, a stripling in the service.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a young person (especially a young man or boy) [syn: young person, youth, younker, spring chicken]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Dutch jonker young nobleman Date: 1505 1. a young man 2. child, youngster

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. archaic = YOUNGSTER. Etymology: MDu. jonckher f. jonc YOUNG + here lord: cf. JUNKER

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Younker Youn"ker, n. [D. jonker, jonkeer; jong young + heer a lord, sir, gentleman. See Young, a.] A young person; a stripling; a yonker. [Obs. or Colloq.] That same younker soon was overthrown. --Spenser.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. See youngster.



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