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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the time of person's life when they are a child;

2. the state of a child between infancy and adolescence;
[syn: childhood, puerility]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Childhood \Child"hood\ (ch[imac]ld"h[oo^]d), n. [AS. cildh[=a]d; cild child + -h[=a]d. See Child, and -hood.] 1. The state of being a child; the time in which persons are children; the condition or time from infancy to puberty. [1913 Webster] I have walked before you from my childhood. --1. Sam. xii. 2. [1913 Webster] 2. Children, taken collectively. [R.] [1913 Webster] The well-governed childhood of this realm. --Sir. W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 3. The commencement; the first period. [1913 Webster] The childhood of our joy. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Second childhood, the state of being feeble and incapable from old age. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

childhood n 1: the time of person's life when they are a child 2: the state of a child between infancy and adolescence [syn: childhood, puerility]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

30 Moby Thesaurus words for "childhood": adolescence, babyhood, beginnings, birth, boyhood, cradle, freshman year, genesis, girlhood, inception, inchoation, incipience, incipiency, incunabula, infancy, maidenhead, maidenhood, minority, nascence, nascency, nativity, origin, origination, parturition, pre-teens, pregnancy, puberty, subteens, teens, youth
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):

CHILDHOOD, n. The period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth -- two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.