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secundogenitures

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  • n. Plural form of secundogeniture.

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Examples

  • The Turk, who could enforce the strenuous rules of despotism by which all secundogenitures and collateral claimants in the Ottoman family were thus provided for, was a foe to be dealt with seriously.

    History of the United Netherlands, 1595

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