What does BORN OUT OF WEDLOCK mean?

BORN OUT OF WEDLOCK meaning in Law Dictionary

This term relates to a child that is produced to moms and dads who are not hitched to one another. See bastard; illegitimate kid.

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LEONARDO DA VINCI (1452-1519), the great Italian painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mechanician, engineer and natural philosopher, was the son of a Florentine lawyer, born out of wedlock by a mother in a humble station, variously described as a peasant and as of gentle birth.

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