by-blow definition

  • noun:
    • An indirect or opportunity blow.
    • A child born out of wedlock.
    • A blow struck sideways or through the part, such as swordplay; a second or incidental attack of any kind.
    • An illegitimate kid; a young child of an unknown or single father.
    • A side or incidental blow; an accidental blow.
    • An illegitimate kid; a bastard.
    • A side or accidental blow.
    • An illegitimate son or daughter.
    • A calamity or tragedy out of the common.
    • A blow that misses its aim.
    • the illegitimate offspring of single moms and dads

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