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English definition of “changeling”

changeling

noun [C]     /ˈtʃeɪndʒ.lɪŋ/
(especially in stories) a baby who is secretly used to take the place of another babyFaking and pretendingLegendary and mythological characters
(Definition of changeling noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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