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paternity -- as in: use DNA to establish paternity
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Leaves of Grass
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  • …or ripen’d long-round walnuts, The continence of vegetables, birds, animals, The consequent meanness of me should I skulk or find myself indecent, while birds and animals never once skulk or find themselves indecent, The great chastity of paternity, to match the great chastity of maternity, The oath of procreation I have sworn, my Adamic and fresh daughters, The greed that eats me day and night with hungry gnaw, till I saturate what shall produce boys to fill my place when I am…

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  • Tests were conducted to determine paternity.
  • He is filing a paternity lawsuit to determine if he is the father.

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