Etymology
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born (adj.)

Old English boren, alternative past participle of beran (see bear (v.)). "In modern use the connexion with bear is no longer felt; the phrase to be born has become virtually an intr. verb" [OED]. Distinction between born and borne (q.v.) is 17c. From early 14c. as "possessing from birth the character or quality described" (born poet, born loser, etc.). From 1710 as "innate, inherited;" colloquial expression in (one's) born days "in (one's) lifetime" is by 1742.

The -en of the Middle English past participles tended to drop the -e- in some verbs, especially after vowels, -r-, and -l- , hence also slain, etc., Middle English stoln.

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natural-born (adj.)

"so by nature, born so," 1580s, from natural (adj.) + born.

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well-born (adj.)
Old English welboren; see well (adv.) + born.
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high-born (adj.)
also highborn, "of noble birth," c. 1300, from high (adv.) + born.
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first-born (adj., n.)

"first in order of birth," as a noun, "first-born child," mid-14c., from first (adj.) + born.

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free-born (adj.)
"inheriting liberty," mid-14c., from free (adj.) + born. Old English had freolic (adj.) "free, free-born; glorious, magnificent, noble; beautiful, charming," which became Middle English freli, "a stock epithet of compliment," but which died out, perhaps as the form merged with that of freely (adv.).
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borne 
"carried, sustained, endured," past tense and participle of bear (v.) in all senses not related to birth. See born.
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reborn (adj.)

"born again or anew," physically or spiritually, 1590s, from re- "back, again" + born.

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aborning (adv.)
"while being born," 1893, American English; see a- (1) + born + -ing (2).
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newborn (adj.)

also new-born, "just born or very lately born," c. 1300, from new + born. As a noun, "a newborn child," from 1879.

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