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last-born

[last-bawrn, lahst-] /ˈlæstˈbɔrn, ˈlɑst-/
adjective
1.
last in order of birth; youngest.
noun
2.
a last-born or youngest child.
Origin of last-born
1865-1870
1865-70
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  • Bessie sat on the hearth, nursing her last-born, and Robert and his sister played quietly in a corner.

    Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte
  • The last-born has as good a right to the pleasures of youth at the first.

    Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen
  • This last-born princeling soon learned how to float on his back, with his round little head just showing above the kelp.

    Wild Folk Samuel Scoville
  • The last-born has as good a right to the pleasures of youth as the first.

    Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen
  • He was the last-born of the patriarch, and the youngest brother of the majestic bearded gentleman engaged in tea-making.

    In Morocco Edith Wharton
  • His last acts were a fresh proof of his goodness toward even his rebellious sons and of his solicitude for his last-born.

  • And all my heart twined round my little maid,—my last-born, my Catalina!

    Robin Tremayne Emily Sarah Holt
  • His last acts were a fresh proof of his goodness towards even his rebellious sons, and of his solicitude for his last-born.

    A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  • The first-born of the family is at the bottom of the series; the last-born is at the top, near the closed door.

    Bramble-bees and Others J. Henri Fabre
  • The last-born of nations is set for the teaching and developing of the last-born of governmental principles.

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