the change

the change
   1. the menopause
   A shortened form of the standard English change of life:
    Too young for the change, I suppose. (J. Trollope, 1992)
   2. obsolete
   to grow into a difficult or stupid child
   Babies born wise and beautiful grew up stupid, ugly, and mischievous if the fairies did a switch in the cradle:
    My granny never liked her, said she was 'changed'. (Service, 1887)
   Thus a changeling, such a child, resulting from the malevolence of the fairies and not from incest and other inbreeding which was endemic in rural areas before the Railway Age.
   3. to replace by a clean one a soiled napkin on a baby
   The baby in fact remains unchanged, albeit cleaner and sweeter-smelling for a while:
    The baby now began to scream. 'I expect he wants changing,' said David. (N. Mitford, 1960)

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