Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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You'll find him rocking the cradle of Tippoo Wellington, my youngest son!

I ask our youngest citizens to believe the evidence of your eyes.

The eldest was about the age of twelve, the youngest about seven.

"Well, go on," interposed the youngest and quietest of the group.

Her sister, Norah, the youngest of the family, had told of her first baby.

So one son, and that the youngest and the best loved, was safe.

Nothing would serve the squire but that the youngest must be made a parson.

The youngest of the nuns was to read a few words of welcome to Monseigneur.

I asked my mother to go with me, but she went to Switzerland with my youngest sister.

The youngest of the three was a girl of sixteen to eighteen years of age.

WORD ORIGIN

"young animals collectively, offspring," late 15c., from young (adj.).

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.