One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
in names A youth of noble birth.‘Childe Harold’
- ‘Her voice was shaking like she was some miserable Childe.’
- ‘When an immortal grants a longer life to a mortal, temporarily bestowing our powers to them, there is no written or unwritten rule that states the Childe must stay with their Sire.’
- ‘Only when her youngest Childe had left - and she glared after him - Kaya returned her attention to the catastrophe of the night.’
Late Old English, variant of child.
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