pert. to youth; youthful ...1602 obs.
from young adj.
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1602 - see EXAMPLE below
",,,All for he feeles the heate of youngthly dayes,
Which secret law of kinde hath inly bred?"
From: A Poetical Rhapsody
By: Francis Davison, 1602
• A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles,
James Murray, 1887-1933
• A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words, Walter W. Skeat, 1914