unchild

unchild

(ʌnˈtʃaɪld)
vb (tr)
1. to deprive of children; to remove the children from; to render childless
2. to deprive of childhood or the qualities associated with it; to make (someone) no longer a child or childlike
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It was very unchild friendly - not for her to play with - and somebody said she was a dangerous doll, so that's where the name came from.
Mary didn't suddenly become an unchild. Flashback time.