changeling

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

change·ling

noun \ˈchānj-liŋ\

in stories : a baby that is secretly left to replace another baby

Full Definition of CHANGELING

1
archaic :  turncoat
2
:  a child secretly exchanged for another in infancy
3
archaic :  imbecile
changeling adjective

First Known Use of CHANGELING

1537

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