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parentage (part of speech: noun)
- The day is at hand, we are told, when four- fifths of the human race will trace their pedigree to English forefathers, as four- fifths of the white people in the United States trace their pedigree to- day. - "The Art of Public Speaking", Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein.
- She merely gave your pedigree, as we'd say at the dog show, begging your pardon, ma'am. - "The Hollow of Her Hand", George Barr McCutcheon.
- Then they seemed to take an observation of every arrival afore they mingled; questioned the pedigree and statistics of all hands, and acted mighty suspicious. - "The Depot Master", Joseph C. Lincoln.