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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Youth n.; pl. Youths or collectively Youth.
 1. The quality or state of being young; youthfulness; juvenility.  “In my flower of youth.”
 Such as in his face
 Youth smiled celestial.   --Milton.
 2. The part of life that succeeds to childhood; the period of existence preceding maturity or age; the whole early part of life, from childhood, or, sometimes, from infancy, to manhood.
 He wondered that your lordship
 Would suffer him to spend his youth at home.   --Shak.
    Those who pass their youth in vice are justly condemned to spend their age in folly.   --Rambler.
 3. A young person; especially, a young man.
    Seven youths from Athens yearly sent.   --Dryden.
 4. Young persons, collectively.
    It is fit to read the best authors to youth first.   --B. Jonson.