firstborn

[furst-bawrn]
adjective
1.
first in the order of birth; eldest.
noun
2.
a firstborn child.
3.
a first result or product.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English; see first, born

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Example sentences
His distraught family pricked the limp body of their firstborn with needles to try to stimulate a response.
But to the firstborn there were accompaniments which did not please him.
So was her lifetime of sadness and anger after her firstborn was taken away.
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