legitimates

[ adjective, noun li-jit-uh-mit; verb li-jit-uh-meyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF legitimates

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But should a “holy alliance of legitimates” extinguish it, it will be but for a season.

This extraordinarily mixed family of legitimates and illegitimates seems to have maintained a certain kind of harmony.

His overweening pride received another shock through his new friends the legitimates.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Medieval Latin legitimatus, past participle of legitimare (see legitimate (adj.)). Related: Legitimated; legitimating.

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