Unchilding meaning

(archaic) Present participle of unchild. Removing a child from a parent; disowning.

There is no unfathering Christ, and there is no unchilding us. from C. H. Spurgeon's His Name--The Everlasting Father (9 December 1866)

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(archaic) Life-threatening, life-taking.

Spins to the widow-making unchilding unfathering deeps. from Gerard Manley Hopkins' The Wreck of the Deutschland (1883?)

Given him my whole attention and taken him away from the ruthless unchilding sea? from Iris Murdoch's The Sea, The Sea (1978)

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