Annotations to James Joyce's Ulysses/Eumaeus/580

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post mortem child      Post mortem is Latin for after death. Bloom is using the phrase attributively to describe a child born after the death of its father; in this case, of course, it is an inappropriate description, as Murphy is still alive.

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