A Dictionary of the English Language
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Firstling (adjective)

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Fi'rstling. adj. [from first.] That which is first produced or brought forth.

All the firstling males that come of thy herd, and of thy flock, thou shalt sanctify unto the Lord thy God. Deutr. xv.

Sources: The Bible - Deuteronomy (21)

Attributes: Adjective (426)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Firstling (adjective)." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: September 1, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=21835.


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