- of high rank by birth.
Origin of highborn
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Examples from the Web for highborn
Clarke felt that the violence against her highborn character, sold into marriage with a Dothraki warlord, strengthened Daenerys.'Game of Thrones' Sexual Politics
June 5, 2011
Can the highborn heiress of Earl Fitzgerald be served by one so humble?
It is only for the lowborn virgin to be taught it by some highborn youth.
Young, fair, and highborn, I may not choose on whom I will bestow my love!Comic Tragedies
Louisa M. Alcott
He will be taken by her highborn family and educated, and he must forget all about his mamma.Dawn O'Hara, The Girl Who Laughed
And mind, this is not a sin of rich, and learned, and highborn men only.Sermons on National Subjects
- of noble or aristocratic birth
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Word Origin and History for highborn
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