Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A child ascribed to the domain of its birth, or to the ruler of it: as, “Thetis' birth-child” (Shak., Pericles, iv. 4), that is, one born on the sea, the domain of Thetis.

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  • And so it is that the middle class, the birth-child of capitalism, is both celebrated and enslaved - for its own good and the greater good.

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