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See definition of by-blow on Dictionary.com
  • as inillegitimate child
  • as inlove child

synonyms for by-blow

  • bar sinister
  • bastard
  • bastard child
  • bend sinister
  • child born without benefit of clergy
  • love child
  • nullius filius
  • out-of-wedlock child
  • whoreson
See also synonyms for: by-blows
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How to use by-blow in a sentence

All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
It was like his beautiful courtesy to call me in and introduce me to Blow instead of letting me go away.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
He who has attained it grows giddy, and the fiercest winds are summoned to blow him from his eminence.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Upon his knees then, he lingered, while I rained blow after blow upon his upturned face.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
At his sight shall the mountains be shaken, and at his will the south wind shall blow.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The tailor of the fairy tale with his "seven at a blow" is not in it with the gunnery Lieutenant of a battleship.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Tressan smote the table before him a blow that shook some of the dust out of the papers that cumbered it.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO BY-BLOW

  • bar sinister
  • bastard
  • bastard child
  • bend sinister
  • by-blow
  • child born without benefit of clergy
  • love child
  • nullius filius
  • out-of-wedlock child
  • whoreson
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.