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Definition of Infants
InfantInfant In"fant, n. [L. infans; pref. in- not + fari to speak:
cf. F. enfant, whence OE. enfaunt. See Fame, and cf.
1. A child in the first period of life, beginning at his
birth; a young babe; sometimes, a child several years of
And tender cries of infants pierce the ear. --C.
2. (Law) A person who is not of full age, or who has not
attained the age of legal capacity; a person under the age
of twenty-one years; a minor.
Note: An infant under seven years of age is not penally
responsible; between seven and fourteen years of age,
he may be convicted of a malicious offense if malice be
proved. He becomes of age on the day preceding his
twenty-first birthday, previous to which time an infant
has no capacity to contract.
3. Same as Infante. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Infant In"fant, a.
1. Of or pertaining to infancy, or the first period of life;
tender; not mature; as, infant strength.
2. Intended for young children; as, an infant school.
Infant In"fant, v. t. [Cf. F. enfanter.]
To bear or bring forth, as a child; hence, to produce, in
This worthy motto, ``No bishop, no king,' is . . .
infanted out of the same fears. --Milton.
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