A teenager, a person between 13 and 19 years old.
From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) . See (token).
(label) Grief, sorrow; suffering.
*:In which the birds song many a lovely lay / Of Gods high praise, and of their loves sweet teene , / As it an earthly Paradize had beene.
*1600 , (Edward Fairfax), The (Jerusalem Delivered) of (w), X, xxv:
*:The Soldan changed hue for grief and teen , / On that sad book his shame and loss he lear'd.''
*:MIRANDA: O! my heart bleeds / To think o' th' teen that I have turn'd you to, / Which is from my remembrance.
*1866 , (Algernon Swinburne), :
*:Your soul forgot her joys, forgot/Her times of teen ;/Yea, this life likewise will you not/Forget
*1867 , (Matthew Arnold), A Southern Night :
*:With public toil and private teen Thou sank'st alone.
*1874 , , (The City of Dreadful Night), XXI:
*:That City's sombre Patroness and Queen, / In bronze sublimity she gazes forth / Over her Capital of teen and threne
From (etyl) . See Etymology 2 above.
(obsolete) To excite; to provoke; to vex; to afflict; to injure.
- (Piers Plowman)
See tine to shut
(transitive, obsolete, provincial) To hedge or fence in; to enclose.
(lb) The quality or state of being young.
*:Serene, smiling, enigmatic, she faced him with no fear whatever showing in her dark eyes. The clear light of the bright autumn morning had no terrors for youth and health like hers.
(lb) The part of life following childhood; the period of existence preceding maturity or age; the whole early part of life, from childhood, or, sometimes, from infancy, to manhood.
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(lb) A young person.
(lb) A young man.
*:and then a youth appeared—no one quite knew where from or to whom he belonged—but he settled down with them in a happy-go-lucky way, and they all lived together.
(lb) (used in plural form ) Young persons, collectively.
* (quality or state of being young) juvenility, youthfulness
* (young person) adolescent, child, kid, lad, teen, teenager, youngster
* (young man) boy, young man
* adolescents, kids, teenagers, teens, young people, youngsters
* (quality or state of being young) age, dotage, old age, senility
* (young person) adult, grown-up
* fountain of youth
* middle youth, mid youth
* youth club
* youth culture
* youth hostel
* youth worker