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    beget

    Hi,

    The meaning of "beget" is to become the father of a child.

    I'd like to know if there's an old word meaning to become the mother of a child.

    Thank you

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    Re: beget

    Quote Originally Posted by shabushabu View Post
    Hi,

    The meaning of "beget" is to become the father of a child.

    I'd like to know if there's an old word meaning to become the mother of a child.

    Thank you
    No, beget is to produce a child. While this word was usually used in reference to men, it could also refer to women.

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    Re: beget

    As Gil said, it mostly means "men". A synonym is "sired".

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