英 [ˈtʃaɪldhʊd] 美 [ˈtʃaɪldhʊd]
The writer uses her childhood as raw material for this novel.
The play is loosely based on his childhood in Russia.
The smell of the sea carried her back to her childhood.
The smell of the sea took him back to his childhood.
Her childhood was spent travelling from place to place.