- The Elder Children of Ilúvatar, the Elves.-----A name for Elves, the Firstborn Children of Ilúvatar, who awoke in Middle-earth millennia before Men, the Aftercomers.
J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. MueRTe. 2003.
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Firstborn — may refer to:* The first born baby in childbirth * Firstborn (film), a 1984 film that stars Teri Garr, Peter Weller, and Christopher Collet * Firstborn (Dragonlance), a Dragonlance book by Paul B. Thompson and Tonya C. Cook * Firstborn ( TNG… … Wikipedia
firstborn — n. The first child born to a parent; as, his firstborn was showered with gifts from relatives. Syn: eldest. [PJC] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Firstborn — First born , a. First brought forth; first in the order of birth; eldest; hence, most excellent; most distinguished or exalted; as, the firstborn child. Syn: eldest. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
firstborn — [fʉrst′bôrn΄, fʉrst′bôrn′] adj. born first in a family; oldest n. the firstborn child … English World dictionary
firstborn — ► NOUN ▪ the first child to be born to someone … English terms dictionary
FIRSTBORN — In the Bible Primogeniture is a persistent and widespread institution whose legal, social, and religious features were reflected in the norms of ancient Israelite society. Biblical legislation gave the firstborn male a special status with respect … Encyclopedia of Judaism
firstborn — first|born [ˈfə:stbo:n US ˈfə:rstbo:rn] n [singular] your first child >firstborn adj ▪ her firstborn son … Dictionary of contemporary English
firstborn — noun (singular) literary your first child firstborn adjective : her firstborn son … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
firstborn — adjective Date: 14th century first brought forth ; eldest • firstborn noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
firstborn — /ferrst bawrn /, adj. 1. first in the order of birth; eldest. n. 2. a firstborn child. 3. a first result or product. [1300 50; ME; see FIRST, BORN] * * * … Universalium
firstborn — adjective denoting the first child to be born to someone. noun a firstborn child … English new terms dictionary