- birth, Birth, begetting.
Etymology: From Old (and modern) French géniture, or its source Latin genitura, from the base of gignere "beget".
- 1759: on Lady-Day, which was on the 25th of the same month in which I date my ,"my father set out upon his journey to London with my eldest brother Bobby, to fix him at Westminster school " Laurence Sterne, The Life & Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (Penguin 2003, p. 10)
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