nonage

[ non-ij, noh-nij ]SEE DEFINITION OF nonage

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England is no more in her dotage than America is in her nonage.

They are a piece of stubborn antiquity, compared with which Stonehenge is in its nonage.

De ovo, as yet in the nonage thereof; but infants may be men in due time.

The youth in his nonage, and the gray-haired and very aged man were there.

Kings in their dotage and princes in their nonage wooed her.

Tom is an old friend of mine; I have seen some of his best battles in my nonage.

Marriages are usually arranged by mothers in nonage, but consulting the destined bride.

Had not he himself made anti-national treaties almost before he was out of his nonage?

Huxley, if I remember rightly, asserted in his nonage that science would even afford us a newer and more enlightened morality.

Nonage, "the nonage of this gentleman" (N53,d), legal minority.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "state of not being of age," from Old French nonage, from non- (see non-) + age (see age (n.)).

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childhood

nounperiod of being young
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