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of humble parentage.
born out of wedlock; illegitimate.
having a base character or nature; mean.
Historical Examples

For they honor money; and the noble weds the baseborn, and the base the highborn; wealth has mixed the race.
Greek Women Mitchell Carroll

baseborn—guilty-born—attainted by my father’s crimes, I am unworthy your love or a place in your thoughts.
Captain Kyd (Vol 1 of 2) Jonathon Holt Ingraham

Her bloodstained practising had succeeded in foisting one baseborn plebeian of alien blood into the family.
A Decade of Italian Women, v. II (of 2) T. Adolphus Trollope

adjective (archaic)
born of humble parents
mean; contemptible


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