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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Baseborn  \Base"born`\,  a. 
  1.  Born  out  of  wedlock.  --Gay. 
 
  2.  Born  of  low  parentage. 
 
  3.  Vile;  mean  ``Thy  baseborn  heart.''  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  baseborn 
  adj  1:  of  low  birth  or  station  (`base'  is  archaic  in  this  sense); 
  "baseborn  wretches  with  dirty  faces";  "of  humble  (or 
  lowly)  birth"  [syn:  {base},  {humble},  {lowly}] 
  2:  (archaic)  illegitimate  [syn:  {base}] 




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