an official form recording the birth of a baby and containing pertinent data, as name, sex, date, place, and parents.
Contemporary Examples

Five Awful GOP Governors Who Need to Go Michael Tomasky September 21, 2014

Historical Examples

Debts of Honor Maurus Jkai
Dixmude Charles Le Goffic
The Little Missis Charlotte Skinner
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 Various
Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A — Z Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
The Man With the Black Feather Gaston Leroux

an official form giving details of the time and place of a person’s birth, and his or her name, sex, mother’s name and (usually) father’s name


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