Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of humble birth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Born in a low condition or rank; -- opposed to highborn.

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  • adjective Alternative spelling of low-born.

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  • adjective of humble birth or origins

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Examples

  • Now I'm a goody dwarf lowborn who wants to help everyone and that just suits me fine.

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  • First time through I played a male lowborn dwarven rogue who was basically 'chaotic good' if a bit ruthless at times (esp. toward rich people).

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  • What he perceives as the hypocrisy of the actor Robbie Coltrane, who attended a fancy school in Scotland before reinventing himself as "a lowborn grease-monkey," inspires a rare, and comical, rant.

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  • Marcus saw a lowborn merchant pull a few hearty war-dog pups from a basket.

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  • Helena, a lowborn beauty, serves as a gentlewoman in the household of the Countess of Rousillion.

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  • Livia is the highborn conniver who facilitates both intrigues, and later falls for Bianca's lowborn husband, Leantio.

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  • Helena, a lowborn beauty, serves as a gentlewoman in the household of the Countess of Rousillion.

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  • Everyone was waiting for the ‘lowborn scum’ to disgrace the service.

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  • Everyone was waiting for the ‘lowborn scum’ to disgrace the service.

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  • The subplots evolve around the fates of several individual soldiers of the Macht and a few other side characters: the young conscripts Gasca and Rictus of Isca, centurion Jason of Ferai, Vorus – the renegade general of the Assurian Empire, and Tyrin, the lowborn Kufr concubine of the upstart prince.

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