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baseborn

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1 belonging to the class of people of low social or economic rank
  • in the Middle Ages, a baseborn person simply had to accept his or her station in life

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2 born to a father and mother who are not married
  • a baseborn child who rose to prominence in 19th-century London society

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The first known use of baseborn was in 1553

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“Baseborn.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/baseborn. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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