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An illegitimate child; a child of an unknown or unmarried father

The best hope has been that friends and family would talk, a hope partly realized in this discreet but perceptive memoir by his illegitimate daughter. . . . Little Mary was a by-blow and an inconvenience.

A blow struck to the side or from the side, as in swordplay; a secondary or incidental strike of any sort

Either commander took speedy advantage of it—Hopton to make a swift diversion into Sussex and capture Arundel Castle (which was but a by-blow, for in a few weeks he had lost it again).

An illegitimate child; a bastard
A side or incidental blow; an accidental blow