pagehood

pagehood

(ˈpeɪdʒhʊd)
n
the office of, or state of being, a page
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For instance, the white narrator refers to Charles Etienne's outfit at Sutpen's Hundred as "the delicate garments of his pagehood already half concealed beneath that harsh and shapeless denim cut to an iron pattern and sold by the millions--that burlesque uniform and regalia of the tragic burlesque of the sons of Ham" (159-60).