bantling

noun
bant·​ling | \ˈbant-liŋ \

Definition of bantling 

: a very young child

First Known Use of bantling

1593, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bantling

perhaps modification of German Bänkling bastard, from Bank bench, from Old High German — more at bench

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