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Did he come out and say that if I had an illegitimate child with a white woman, he might have looked like Chris Lane?

At 16 he fathered his first illegitimate child - who subsequently became a Jesuit priest.

Other reports allege there is a second illegitimate child for Schwarzenegger—now a high-school senior.

"She was glad to be rid of her illegitimate child," she said to herself, with inexpressible bitterness.

A young lady, soon after the birth of an illegitimate child, became insane.

He was born in Magdeburg, Germany, in 1808, the illegitimate child of a humble woman and her soldier lover.

There is the woman with her illegitimate child, either heart-broken, or glorying in her shame.

She is satisfied it was the illegitimate child of her master's daughter, which she had by her own father.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to illegitimate child, such as: bar sinister, bastard, bastard child, bend sinister, by-blow, and child born without benefit of clergy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.