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by-blows

noun
plural of by-blow

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an illegitimate child
  • prior to his election as pope, Alexander VI fathered four by-blows, including the notorious siblings Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia

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“By-blows.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/by-blows. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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