gamin

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From French gamin.

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gamin (plural gamins)

  1. A street urchin; a homeless boy.
    • 1854, Alexis [Benoît] Soyer, A Shilling Cookery for the People: Embracing an Entirely New System of Plain Cookery and Domestic Economy[1], London, New York, N.Y.: George Routledge & Co., OCLC 76167054, page 125:
      Dearest Eloise,— There is one little and perhaps insignificant French cake, which I feel certain would soon become a favourite in the cottage, more particularly amongst its juvenile inhabitants. It is the famed galette, the melodramatic food of the gamins, galopins, mechanics, and semi-artists of France.

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French[edit]

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gamin m (plural gamins, feminine gamine)

  1. kid (child)

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Limburgish[edit]

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From French gamin.

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gamin m

  1. (Maastrichtian) rascal boy, an imp particularly inclined to mischief

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