|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
(n.) The state of being a boy; the time during which one is a boy.
Boyhood (1 Occurrence)
Genesis 46:34 that you shall say,'Your servants have been keepers of livestock from our youth even until now, both we, and our fathers:' that you may dwell in the land of Goshen; for every shepherd is an abomination to the Egyptians." (See NIV)