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Bastard

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B'ASTARD, n. A natural child a child begotten and born out of wedlock an illegitimate or spurious child. By the and canon laws, a bastard becomes a legitimate child, by the intermarriage of the parents, at any future time. But by the laws of this country, as by those of England, a child, to be legitimate, must at least be born after the lawful marriage.

Bastard eigne', or bastard elder, in law, is when a man has a bastard son, and afterward marries the mother, and has a legitimate son, called mulier puisne, or younger.

B'ASTARD, n. A kind of sweet wine. Not in use.

B'ASTARD, a. Begotten and born out of lawful matrimony illegitimate.

2. Spurious not genuine false supposititious adulterate. In this sense, it is applied to things which resemble those which are genuine, but are really not genuine as a bastard hope, bastard honors.

In military affairs, bastard is applied to pieces of artillery which are of an unusual make or proportion, whether longer or shorter, as the double culverin extraordinary, half or quarter culverin extraordinary.

Bastard-Flower-fence, a plant, a species of Adenanthera.

Bastard-hemp, a plant, a species of Datisca, false hemp.

Bastard-Rocket, dyers-weed, or wild woad, a species of Reseda.

Bastard-Star of Bethlehem, a plant, a species of Albuca.

Bastard-Scarlet, a red color dyed with balemadder.

B'ASTARD, To make or determine to be a bastard.


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Entry for 'Bastard'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/b/bastard.html.

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