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Noun: orphan  or-fun
  1. A child who has lost both parents
  2. Someone or something who lacks support or care or supervision
  3. The first line of a paragraph that is set as the last line of a page or column
  4. A young animal without a mother
Verb: orphan  or-fun
  1. Deprive of parents

Derived forms: orphans, orphaning, orphaned

Type of: child, deprive, divest, fry, individual, kid, line, minor, mortal, nestling, nipper, offspring, person, shaver, small fry, somebody, someone, soul, strip, tiddler [Brit], tike, tyke, wean [UK, Ireland], young, youngster

Encyclopedia: Orphan