While I have no clue what a "hoyden" is, I can only assume it means energetic, fun loving individual. And instead of repressing his daughter's sense of adventure with indoctrinating american swill he let her play. From what you said she wasn't hurting anyone and quite frankly your uncle had no right to touch her. I would have punched him for that.
Originally Posted by Crabbcakes
In all of the universe there is only one person with your exact charateristics. Just like there is only one person with everybody else's characteristics. Effectively, your uniqueness makes you pretty average.