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  • noun dated The state of being a bastard (illegitimate child).
  • noun rare The unpleasant behaviour of a bastard (objectionable person).


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  • Tony Abbott takes aim at Julia Gillard over Afghan trip 'bastardry' TONY Abbott says he told | Top Stories

  • And it's bastardry like this that not only gives free market capatalism a bad name, that then encourages more and more intrusive government interference in our lives -- it hurts people.

    I aten't dead ...

  • The network -- reliably thought to be based in Waziristan in Pakistan -- has much of the border regions of Af-Pak tied up, and made a true art form out of bloody-minded thuggery, extortion, murder, and bastardry.

    Virginia M. Moncrieff: Clear and Present Danger: The Haqqani Network

  • And right next to her, squeezed out in the same time-frame, her squalling, fraternal twin in gleeful, ostentatious bastardry, one Donald Trump.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • The Adaptoid roars some nonsense about his form carrying the combined powers of the Mighty Avengers back when that meant more than super-strength, super-strength, super-strength, super-strength, little wings on your back, sheer evil bastardry, and a gun, respectively but The Vision coldly reminds him, I was designed to destroy the Avengers.

    Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes II #8 (of 8) | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • All I could do was weep like a little girl and wait for the swelling to go down while promising never to engage in sarcastic bastardry again.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Mind you, it didn't really matter that much, because you had Hutton's battered, weathered calm and Mark Sheppard's intelligent bastardry to make up for it.

    LEVERAGE: The Second David Job

  • That comment appeared to be aimed much more at pervasive and accepted bastardry.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Here Comes the Soda Tax?

  • However Iran's intransigence could be seen as reaction to the absolute bastardry of the US.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The Department will also consider not issuing a travel document in the reassigned gender even if the applicant has obtained an amended cardinal document, in an act of complete bastardry - and will then only issue one when faced with legal action.

    Transsexual, Transgender, Transvestite


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