I have served him from the hour of my nativity.Shak.
Thou hast left . . . the land of thy nativity.Ruth ii. 11.
These in their dark nativity the deepMilton.
Shall yield us, pregnant with infernal flame.
(capitalized) A picture representing or symbolizing the early infancy of Christ. The simplest form is the babe in a rude cradle, and the heads of an ox and an ass to express the stable in which he was born.
(Astrol.) A representation of the positions of the heavenly bodies as the moment of one's birth, supposed to indicate one's future destinies; a horoscope.
The Nativity, the birth or birthday of Christ; Christmas day. --
To cast one's nativity
To calculate one's nativity
(Astrol.), to find out and represent the position of the heavenly bodies at the time of one's birth.
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