Offspring

Off"spring`

(?), n. sing. & pl. [Off + spring.]
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1. The act of production; generation. [Obs.]
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2. That which is produced; a child or children; a descendant or descendants, however remote from the stock.
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To the gods alone
Our future offspring and our wives are known.
Dryden.
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3. Origin; lineage; family. [Obs.] Fairfax.
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