Examples of parentage in a Sentence
they were pleased that their son's girlfriend was of good parentage
Recent Examples of parentage from the Web
This looks like the Winterfell crypts—perhaps Littlefinger just told Jon his true parentage?
Working with incomplete information, Brianna confronts her mother about her parentage and accuses Claire of cheating on Frank.
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Origin and Etymology of parentage
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from parent
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
PARENTAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of parentage for English Language Learners
: a person's parents
PARENTAGE Defined for Kids
Definition of parentage for Students
: a line of ancestors
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