By-blow definition

bīblō
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(offensive) A person born to parents not married to each other.
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An indirect or chance blow.
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(archaic) A child born out of wedlock.
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Alternative form of by-blow.
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An indirect blow or hit.
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A blow struck to the side or from the side, as in swordplay; a secondary or incidental strike of any sort.
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An illegitimate child; a child of an unknown or unmarried father.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
by-blow
Plural:
by-blows

Origin of by-blow

  • From by- +‎ blow.

    From Wiktionary