born on the wrong side of the blanket meaning

  "born on the wrong side of the blanket" in a sentence
[American slang]
Rur. [of a child] illegitimate.
  All his life, Edward felt that people looked down on him because he was born on the wrong side of the blanket.
  Just between you and me, I suspect Mrs. Potter's oldest child was born on the wrong side of the blanket.

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