- A youth in the state of adolescence, or just passing from boyhood to manhood; a lad.
- 1879: w:Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Louis Stevenson, s:Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes, Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes, Chapter 6
- : For there, upon the narrow new-made road, between the pines, was a mediaeval friar, fighting with a barrowful of turfs.
- A juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity (syn: adolescent, teenager).
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