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Bastardy definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

B'ASTARDY, n. A state of being a bastard, or begotten and born out of lawful wedlock, which condition disables the person from inheriting an estate.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the status of being born to parents who were not married [syn: bastardy, illegitimacy, bar sinister]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural -tardies) Date: 15th century 1. the quality or state of being a bastard ; illegitimacy 2. the begetting of an illegitimate child

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bastardy Bas"tar*dy, n. 1. The state of being a bastard; illegitimacy. 2. The procreation of a bastard child. --Wharton.



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