Synonyms for bastardy

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WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "condition of illegitimacy," from Anglo-French and Old French bastardie, from bastard (see bastard). As "begetting of bastards, fornication" from 1570s.

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bar sinister

nounevidence of illegitimacy
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