Definition of “changeling” - English Dictionary

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“changeling” in British English

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changelingnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtʃeɪndʒ.lɪŋ/ us /ˈtʃeɪndʒ.lɪŋ/

(especially in stories) a baby who is secretly used to take the place of another baby

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