of humble birth.

1175–1225; Middle English lohiboren. See low1, born

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lowborn or lowbred (ˌləʊˈbɔːn, ˌləʊˈbrɛd)
of ignoble or common parentage; not royal or noble
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And their stealthiness made them seem cunning and lowborn, so they didn't seem noble as some of the other big cats seemed.
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