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See also: child and Child.




  1. Alternative letter-case form of child often used when referring to God (Jesus) or another important child who is understood from context.
    • 1906, Record of Christian Work, volume 25, page 861:
      He appeared as an only begotten Child, as a Child calling us to be children also, and yet with this difference, that He and His Father maintained a holy intimacy with each other which no one dared to share.
    • 2012, Charles M. Stang, Apophasis and Pseudonymity in Dionysius the Areopagite, →ISBN, page 62:
      This emendation is echoed in Thekla's reunion with Paul outside the city, where she offers the following prayer of thanksgiving: God, King and Blessed Creator of everything, and Father of your great and only begotten Child, I give you thanks.