whoreson

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Compound of whore +‎ son: the son of a whore.

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whoreson (plural whoresons)

  1. An illegitimate child born of unwed parents.
    1605, Though this knave came something saucily to the world before he was sent for, yet was his mother fair, there was good sport at his making, and the whoreson must be acknowledged. — William Shakespeare, King Lear I.i
  2. (literally) The son of a prostitute.

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