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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·fant /ˈɪnfənt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·fant /ˈɪnfənt/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·fant n.
 1. A child in the first period of life, beginning at his birth; a young babe; sometimes, a child several years of age.
    And tender cries of infants pierce the ear.   --C. Pitt.
 2. Law A person who is not of full age, or who has not attained the age of legal capacity; a person under the age of twenty-one years; a minor.
 Note:An infant under seven years of age is not penally responsible; between seven and fourteen years of age, he may be convicted of a malicious offense if malice be proved. He becomes of age on the day preceding his twenty-first birthday, previous to which time an infant has no capacity to contract.
 3. Same as Infante. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·fant a.
 1. Of or pertaining to infancy, or the first period of life; tender; not mature; as, infant strength.
 2. Intended for young children; as, an infant school.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·fant, v. t.  To bear or bring forth, as a child; hence, to produce, in general. [Obs.]
    This worthy motto, =\“No bishop, no king,” is . . . infanted out of the same fears.\=   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun
          to walk or talk; "isn't she too young to have a baby?"
          [syn: baby, babe]