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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Son  \Son\,  n.  [OE.  sone,  sune,  AS  sunu;  akin  to  D.  zoon,  OS., 
  OFries.,  &  OHG.  sunu,  G.  sohn,  Icel.  sonr,  Sw  son,  Dan. 
  s["o]n,  Goth.  sunus,  Lith.  sunus,  Russ.  suin',  Skr.  s[=u]nu 
  (from  s[=u]  to  beget,  to  bear),  and  Gr  ?  son.  [root]293.  Cf 
  {Sow},  n.] 
  1.  A  male  child;  the  male  issue,  or  offspring,  of  a  parent, 
  father  or  mother. 
 
  Sarah  conceived,  and  bare  Abraham  a  son.  --Gen.  xxi. 
  2. 
 
  2.  A  male  descendant,  however  distant;  hence  in  the  plural, 
  descendants  in  general. 
 
  I  am  the  son  of  the  wise,  the  son  of  ancient  kings. 
  --Isa.  xix. 
  11. 
 
  I  am  the  Lord,  I  change  not  therefore  ye  sons  of 
  Jacob  are  not  consumed.  --Mal.  iii.  6. 
 
  3.  Any  young  male  person  spoken  of  as  a  child;  an  adopted 
  male  child;  a  pupil,  ward,  or  any  other  male  dependent. 
 
  The  child  grew,  and  she  brought  him  unto  Pharaoh's 
  daughter,  and  he  became  her  son.  --Ex.  ii  10. 
 
  Be  plain,  good  son,  and  homely  in  thy  drift.  --Shak. 
 
  4.  A  native  or  inhabitant  of  some  specified  place  as  sons 
  of  Albion;  sons  of  New  England. 
 
  5.  The  produce  of  anything 
 
  Earth's  tall  sons,  the  cedar,  oak,  and  pine. 
  --Blackmore. 
 
  6.  (Commonly  with  the  def.  article)  Jesus  Christ,  the  Savior; 
  --  called  the  Son  of  God,  and  the  Son  of  man. 
 
  We  .  .  .  do  testify  that  the  Father  sent  the  Son  to 
  be  the  Savior  of  the  world.  --1  John  iv 
  14. 
 
  Who  gave  His  Son  sure  all  has  given  --Keble. 
 
  Note:  The  expressions  son  of  pride,  sons  of  light,  son  of 
  Belial,  are  Hebraisms,  which  denote  persons  possessing 
  the  qualitites  of  pride,  of  light,  or  of  Belial,  as 
  children  inherit  the  qualities  of  their  ancestors. 
 
  {Sons  of  the  prophets}.  See  School  of  the  prophets,  under 
  {Prophet}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  son 
  n  1:  a  male  human  offspring;  "their  son  became  a  famous  judge"; 
  "his  boy  is  taller  than  he  is"  [syn:  {boy}]  [ant:  {daughter}, 
  {daughter}] 
  2:  the  divine  word  of  God;  the  second  person  in  the  Trinity 
  (incarnate  in  Jesus)  [syn:  {Son},  {Word},  {Logos}] 




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