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last-born

[last-bawrn, lahst-]
adjective
  1. last in order of birth; youngest.
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noun
  1. a last-born or youngest child.
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Origin of last-born

First recorded in 1865–70
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • And all my heart twined round my little maid,—my last-born, my Catalina!

    Robin Tremayne

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • The last-born has as good a right to the pleasures of youth at the first.

  • The last-born has as good a right to the pleasures of youth as the first.

  • The first-born of the family is at the bottom of the series; the last-born is at the top, near the closed door.

  • His last acts were a fresh proof of his goodness toward even his rebellious sons and of his solicitude for his last-born.