plural noun Informal.

genealogical lists, especially those in the Old Testament.

Origin of begats

noun plural use of begat Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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


    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