Meaning of urchin

ur•chin

Pronunciation: (ûr'chin), [key]
— n.
  1. a mischievous boy.
  2. any small boy or youngster.
  3. See
  4. either of two small rollers covered with card clothing used in conjunction with the cylinder in carding.
  5. a hedgehog.
  6. an elf or mischievous sprite.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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