- of humble birth.
Origin of lowborn
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Examples from the Web for lowborn
He would not permit himself to love the lowborn or the poor.Ernest Maltravers, Complete
Should he be more cowardly, baser, weaker than the lowborn and wretched?Quintus Claudius, Volume 2 of 2
"I am a lowborn, miserable villain," declared the Chief Steward, humbly.The Emerald City of Oz
L. Frank Baum
The villain is a villain because he is the son of a lowborn and base stonemason.
It is only for the lowborn virgin to be taught it by some highborn youth.Captain Kyd (Vol 1 of 2)
Jonathon Holt Ingraham
- of ignoble or common parentage; not royal or noble
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