Son

A son is a male offspring; a boy or man in relation to his parents. The female analogue is a daughter.

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Famous quotes containing the word son:

    Unaffected by “the march of events,”
    He passed from men’s memory in l’an trentiesme
    De son eage; the case presents
    No adjunct to the Muses’ diadem.
    Ezra Pound (1885–1972)

    Care-charmer Sleep, son of the sable Night,
    Brother to Death, in silent darkness born,
    Relieve my languish, and restore the light,
    With dark forgetting of my cares return.
    Samuel Daniel (1562–1619)

    Till by and came Our Blessed Lady,
    Her dear young son her wi.

    “Will ye gang to your men again?
    Or will ye gang wi me?
    Will ye gang to the high heavens,
    Wi my dear son and me?”
    —Unknown. Brown Robyn’s Confession (l. 23–28)