What does the word birthright mean?

Usage examples for birthright

  1. " You were all big, strong boys with a perfectly sound birthright. – A Daughter of the Land by Gene Stratton-Porter
  2. This, then, was the prince whom a faction had driven into exile and had tried to rob of his birthright, on the ground that he was a deadly enemy to the religion and laws of England. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  3. But supposing your father had his home stolen from him by lies, treachery, fraud- suppose your father said to you with his dying breath, 'Get back that land; it is yours, it is your birthright, your true possession, ' what would you do? – The Birthright by Joseph Hocking
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