It meant something socially and legally to be the first-born son, a son at all, or a girl.
Content, my mother was at ease that her first-born would not fall into the ranks of picky eaters.
But her seven brothers are still seven wild geese, and the Queen has found no trace of her first-born son.
He could not resist giving that delicate morsel to his first-born.
In a family of two brothers and one sister he was the first-born.
May not the serpent have bitten Eve before the birth of Cain, her first-born?
Ian,” he said to his first-born, as he refilled his tin can with tea, “how many more timbers have you to prepare for the dam?
They were perfectly willing to release that story about their first-born.
There was trouble in China and in Khaledan that day, and in each kingdom a sorrowful king wept for the madness of his first-born.
Space cannot separate the father's watchful soul from the cradle of his first-born!