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Definition 1: a young animal without a mother - [noun denoting animal]

(orphan is a kind of ...) any immature animal

Definition 2: the first line of a paragraph that is set as the last line of a page or column - [noun denoting communication]

(orphan is a kind of ...) text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen

"the letter consisted of three short lines" "there are six lines in every stanza"

Definition 3: a child who has lost both parents - [noun denoting person]

(orphan is a kind of ...) a young person of either sex

"she writes books for children" "they're just kids" "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"

Definition 4: someone or something who lacks support or care or supervision - [noun denoting person]

(orphan is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

Definition 5: deprive of parents - [verb of possession]

(orphan is a kind of ...) take away possessions from someone

"The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"

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