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Bastardy   Listen

The status of being born to parents who were not married.  Synonyms: bar sinister, illegitimacy.

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"Bastardy" Quotes from Famous Books

... sovereign's presence makes me mild, I would, false murtherous coward, on thy knee Make thee beg pardon for thy passed speech And say it was thy mother that thou meant'st, That thou thyself was born in bastardy; And after all this fearful homage done, Give thee thy hire and send thy soul to hell, Pernicious blood-sucker of ...
— King Henry VI, Second Part • William Shakespeare [Rolfe edition]

Words linked to "Bastardy" :   status, position, bar sinister, illegitimacy

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