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ˈbæs tər dibas·tardy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bastardy, illegitimacy, bar sinisternoun

    the status of being born to parents who were not married


  1. bastardynoun

    The condition of being illegitimate, of being born to an unmarried woman or as the fruit of adultery.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Bastardynoun

    An unlawful state of birth, which disables the bastard, both according to the laws of God and man, from succeeding to an inheritance. John Ayliffe Parerg.

    Etymology: from bastard.

    Once she slander’d me with bastardy;
    But whether I be true begot, or no,
    That still I lay upon my mother’s head. William Shakespeare, K. John.

    In respect of the evil consequents, the wife’s adultery is worse, as bringing bastardy into a family. Jeremy Taylor, Holy Living.

    No more of bastardy in heirs of crowns. Alexander Pope, Epistles.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bastardynoun

    the state of being a bastard; illegitimacy

  2. Bastardynoun

    the procreation of a bastard child

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bastardy in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bastardy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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