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begats

[bih-gats]
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plural noun Informal.
  1. genealogical lists, especially those in the Old Testament.
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Origin of begats

noun plural use of begat
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Related Words for begats

offspring, lineage, family, breed, young, seed, race, posterity, get, issue, stock, kids, descendants, children, progeny, clutch, litter, hatch, flock, begats

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  • Every book has its literary parentage, and criticism reads like an Old Testament chapter of 'begats.'

    Shandygaff

    Christopher Morley

  • I spose the Begats were very nice people, but Im sure they werent related to ustheyve all got such funny names.

    Carolyn of the Corners

    Ruth Belmore Endicott