offspring


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Offspring \Off"spring`\, n. sing. & pl. [Off + spring.]
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   1. The act of production; generation. [Obs.]
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   2. That which is produced; a child or children; a descendant
      or descendants, however remote from the stock.
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            To the gods alone
            Our future offspring and our wives are known.
                                                  --Dryden.
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   3. Origin; lineage; family. [Obs.] --Fairfax.
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