Love Child

This is a euphemism used in reference to an illegitimate child. My mother (who lived in St. Jones Without until her late teens) used this in referring to her father whose mother bore him out of wedlock. As far as I know it would not be applied to a person who was conceived out of wedlock, but whose parents married before his birth.


Source: Clifford Brown, for a Folklore course at MUN, 1971