by-blow

by-blow

[bahy-bloh]
noun
1.
an incidental or accidental blow.
2.
Also, bye-blow. an illegitimate child; bastard.

Origin:
1585–95; by- + blow1

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by-blow
 
n
1.  a passing or incidental blow
2.  an archaic word for a bastard

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