- Hinduism. of or relating to members of the Indian castes of Brahmins, Kshatriyas, and Vaisyas, who undergo a spiritual rebirth and initiation in adolescence.
- having undergone reincarnation.
- born-again(def 1).
- denoting any moral or religious experience that brings about a major reorientation of a person's character or personality.
Origin of twice-born
1400–50, 1785–95 for def 1; late Middle English: an epithet of Bacchus
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Examples from the Web for twice-born
If the monarch find a treasure, he shall give half of it to the twice-born.Hindu Law and Judicature
But these were not twice-born people, like the famous Court Cards.The Hungry Stones And Other Stories
For the sake of one twice-born man you must not disregard all of us.The Gtakaml
Why, they did it even to the twice-born Brahmans, let alone a Jat.Strange Stories
Marriage is also prohibited between a twice-born man and a woman who is of the same gotra, or primitive stock.Marriage and Divorce Laws of the World