Meaning of “foundling” in the English Dictionary

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"foundling" in British English

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foundlingnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfaʊnd.lɪŋ/ us /ˈfaʊnd.lɪŋ/ old-fashioned

a young child who is left by its parents and then found and cared for by someone else

(Definition of “foundling” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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