Definitions for firstlingˈfɜrst lɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

first•lingˈfɜrst lɪŋ(n.)

  1. the first of its kind to be produced or to appear.

  2. a first offspring.

  3. a first product or result.

Origin of firstling:

1525–35

Wiktionary

  1. firstling(Noun)

    The first produce or result, notably firstborn offspring.

  2. firstling(Noun)

    The first of a class or kind

  3. firstling(Noun)

    The thing first thought or done.

  4. firstling(Adjective)

    Firstborn.

  5. Origin: first + -ling

Webster Dictionary

  1. Firstling(noun)

    the first produce or offspring; -- said of animals, especially domestic animals; as, the firstlings of his flock

  2. Firstling(noun)

    the thing first thought or done

  3. Firstling(adj)

    firstborn

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