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Firstling

Firstling
Firstborn. All the firstling males. (Deut. Xv. 19)
1. The first produce or offspring; said of animals, especially domestic animals; as, the firstlings of his flock.
2. The thing first thought or done. The very firstlings of my heart shall be The firstlings of my hand. (Shak)
Origin: first – -ling.


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