• A child bereaved of both father and mother; sometimes, also, achild who has but one parent living. Orphans' court (Law), a court insome of the States of the Union, having jurisdiction over the estatesand persons of orphans or other wards. Bouvier.

  • 1.(adj) Lacking in quality;Bad; Not deserving of love and affection.

    1. (n.) A child exhibiting these qualities.