fruit of the union



fruit of the union (uncountable)

  1. (idiomatic, chiefly literary) A child, especially from a marriage or similar union.

Usage notesEdit

  • Also used with various possessives instead of "the": "fruit of our union", "fruit of their union", "fruit of my union (with)".
  • "Union" frequently replaced with various related exoressions: marriage, sexual experimentaion, coupling, relationship, artificial insemination, fertility treatments, cloning, experiments or her "coupling with the milkman", etc.
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