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

 or·phan /ˈɔrfən/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Or·phan n.  A child bereaved of both father and mother; sometimes, also, a child who has but one parent living.
 Orphans' court Law, a court in some of the States of the Union, having jurisdiction over the estates and persons of orphans or other wards.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Or·phan, a. Bereaved of parents, or (sometimes) of one parent.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Or·phan, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Orphaned p. pr. & vb. n. Orphaning.] To cause to become an orphan; to deprive of parents.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : deprived of parents by death or desertion [syn: orphaned]
      n 1: a child who has lost both parents
      2: someone or something who lacks support or care or
      3: the first line of a paragraph that is set as the last line
         of a page or column
      4: a young animal without a mother
      v : deprive of parents