childrens

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

children, plural of child + -s, plural suffix

Noun[edit]

childrens

  1. (intentionally incorrect, nonstandard) plural form of child
    • 1980, Mary E. Arnold, Mabel Reed, In the Land of the Grasshopper Song
      According to Essie, “If a man didn’t pay no money for his wife and they just lived together then his childrens got a bad name. It made a man ashamed when his childrens got a bad name.”
    • 2004, Curlee Brazell, I believe
      These was a consertration of young mothers who became mothers as tean agers, who the majority had mothers and fathers, who was substance abusers, these was their childrens, who had childrens at an early age, they too was substance abusers, until they was exploiting most all of their resources, on substances which could not do them or their childrens any good.

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