True-born
True-born True"-born`, a. Of genuine birth; having a right by birth to any title; as, a true-born Englishman. [1913 Webster]

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  • born within the sound of Bow Bells — phrase someone who is born within the sound of Bow Bells is said to be a true cockney (=someone from the East End of London) Thesaurus: from specific towns or citieshyponym Main entry: Bow Bells …   Useful english dictionary

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