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bastard eigne

[eyn] /eɪn/
noun, Old English Law.
1.
the first-born illegitimate son of parents whose second son was legitimate.
Compare mulier puisne.
Origin of bastard eigne
1580-1590
1580-90; eigne < Anglo-French: elder, Old French ainsné (ainz before (< Vulgar Latin *antius, for Latin anteā) + ne born; see nee)
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