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Bastardy

Bas´tar`dy
n.1.The state of being a bastard; illegitimacy.
2.The procreation of a bastard child.
Noun1.bastardy - the status of being born to parents who were not married

BASTARDY, crim. law. The offence of begetting a bastard child.

BASTARDY, persons. The state or condition of a bastard. The law presumes every child legitimate, when born of a woman in a state of wedlock, and casts the onus probandi (q. v.) on the party who affirms the bastardy. Stark. Ev. h. t.

bar sinister, illegitimacy, position, status
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bastardise
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bastardization
Bastardize
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bastardy proceeding
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baster
Bastile
bastille
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basting
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