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Lewd or obscene talk or writing.  Synonym: bawdy.  "They published a collection of Elizabethan bawdy"

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"Bawdry" Quotes from Famous Books

... Pyrrus at Pryam driues, but all in rage, Strikes wide, but with the whiffe and winde Of his fell sword, th' unnerued father falles. Cor. Enough my friend, t'is too long. Ham. It shall to the Barbers with your beard: A pox, hee's for a Iigge, or a tale of bawdry, Or else he sleepes, come on to Hecuba, come. Play. But who O who had seene the mobled Queene? Cor. Mobled Queene is good, faith very good. Play. All in the alarum and feare of death rose vp, And o're her weake and all ore-teeming ...
— The Tragicall Historie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke - The First ('Bad') Quarto • William Shakespeare

Words linked to "Bawdry" :   smut, vulgarism, dirty word, filth, obscenity

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