bastardry

Related to bastardry: bastardy

bastardry

(ˈbɑːstədrɪ; ˈbæs-)
n
slang chiefly Austral malicious or cruel behaviour
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As a result, in certain locations, especially in Europe, it was forbidden to marry Karaites, but in other places, such as Egypt (where many Karaites lived, and they and their customs were known), they permitted marrying Karaites who accepted returning to the rabbinical, halachic tradition and whose bastardry was not a cause for concern.
shame of bastardry as a cause of abortion and infanticide (Report 123).
After mentioning the damaging nature of Cervantes masterpiece and its bastardry, Gimenez Caballero takes a different stance in Amor a Galicia where he attempts to tie Cervantes ancestry to Galician nobility while simultaneously discussing his possible converso heritage and transforming him into a culturally unifying figure (40-43).
It was that sort of calculated bastardry that affected me more than the actual bombing raids.
2015, Gittins: A Life Among Budgets, Bulldust and Bastardry, Allen & Unwin, Sydney.
The last week has been characterised by communities and volunteers coming together to fight fires and support people and then you are pulled up by these acts of what I describe as bastardry," he said.
One can argue that promiscuity, adultery, bastardry, and other forms of sexual aberration with "the other women" are the uncanny return of the pristine "mother/nature" which needs to be suppressed in order for the temporality of the modern nation to emerge.
Gerber demonstrates that bastardry was not a simple matter and was differently viewed in different courts, in different parts of the country, and at different times.
In that context, Denis Fitzgerald's useful narrative history of the Federation Teachers and their Times is a counter to many of the myths and war stories surrounding a union that has been in business since 1918 protecting its members from bureaucratic bungling, governmental bastardry and an increasingly shrill line in media calumny
Have you forgotten that your city Was founded well in bastardry And half your elders (God be thankit) Were born the wrong side of the blanket?
The illegitimate son of a minor aristocrat, he far surpassed his father in fame and accomplishment, but he never quite got over the fact of his bastardry.
Reports from Gretna residents confirmed this bastardry.