young thing


Definition of young thing

1 : a young person especially : a young woman sweet young thing
2 : a young animal specifically : a horse not yet old enough to be completely trained and ready for use

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History and Etymology for young thing

Middle English yong thing young person, from yong young + thing person, living being, thing

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“Young thing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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