n.Gloss: a child who has been forced to leave home by a guardian or parent. «A federal study found that 45 percent of missing kids were either runaways or “thrownaways,” a term for kids kicked out of their homes by caretakers.» —“‘I deal with facts and logic. But I know that this was god’” by Maudlyne Ihejirika Chicago Sun-Times Oct. 23, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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