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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LOVE CHILD

Every child should be a "love child" in the true sense of the term.

It is called—rather prettily, I think—'a love child' and the nicer the grandparents are, the better they treat it.

It is of the utmost importance that every child should be a love child, in the best sense of the term.

WORD ORIGIN

"child born out of wedlock," 1805, from love (n.) + child. Earlier was love brat (17c.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LOVE CHILD

illegitimate child

nounchild born out of wedlock
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