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IN'FANT, n. L. infans in and fans, speaking, fari, to speak.

1. A child in the first period of life, beginning at his birth a young babe. In common usage, a child ceases to be called an infant within the first or second year, but at no definite period. In some cases, authors indulge a greater latitude, and extend the term to include children of several years of age.
2. In law, a person under the age of twenty one years, who is incapable of making valid contracts.

IN'FANT, a. Pertaining to infancy or the first period of life.

1. Young tender not mature as infant strength.

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Entry for 'Infant'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/i/infant.html.

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