bastard+Latin

  • 1 bastard — ► NOUN 1) archaic or derogatory an illegitimate person. 2) informal an unpleasant or despicable person. 3) informal a person of a specified kind: the poor bastard. ► ADJECTIVE 1) archaic or derogatory illegitimate. 2) no longer in its pure or… …

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  • 2 bastard — [13] The idea underlying the word bastard appears to be that of a child born of an impromptu sexual encounter on an improvised bed, for it seems to echo Old French fils de bast, literally ‘packsaddle son’, that is, one conceived on a packsaddle… …

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  • 3 bastard — [13] The idea underlying the word bastard appears to be that of a child born of an impromptu sexual encounter on an improvised bed, for it seems to echo Old French fils de bast, literally ‘packsaddle son’, that is, one conceived on a packsaddle… …

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  • 4 bastard — bas|tard S3 [ˈba:stəd, ˈbæ US ˈbæstərd] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Medieval Latin bastardus, probably from bastum saddle for carrying bags ; probably from the idea of a child produced as a result of sex with a traveler] 1.) taboo a …

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  • 5 bastard — [ bα:stəd, bast ] noun 1》 archaic or derogatory an illegitimate person. 2》 informal an unpleasant or despicable person.     ↘Brit. a person of a specified kind: you lucky bastard!     ↘a difficult or awkward situation or device. adjective 1》… …

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  • 6 bastard — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. illegitimate [child], love child; sham, counterfeit, fraud. adj. illegitimate, natural, misgotten; false, spurious; mongrel, hybrid. See impurity, deception, posterity. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Born …

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  • 7 Memento Mori (The Bastard Fairies album) — Memento Mori Studio album by The Bastard Fairies Released …

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  • 8 fuck — (v.) until recently a difficult word to trace, in part because it was taboo to the editors of the original OED when the F volume was compiled, 1893 97. Written form only attested from early 16c. OED 2nd edition cites 1503, in the form fukkit;… …

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  • 9 italian — I. a. Of Italy. II. n. 1. Native of Italy. 2. Language of Italy, Italian language, bastard Latin …

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  • 10 Lawyer — Lawyers redirects here. For the television series, see The Lawyers. For other uses, see Lawyer (disambiguation). Lawyer 19th century painting of lawyers, by French artist Honoré Daumier Occupation Names …

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  • 11 Wu-Tang-Clan — auf der Bühne Gründung 1992 Genre Hip Hop Website …

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  • 12 Wu Wear — Wu Tang Clan Wu Tang Clan auf der Bühne Gründung 1992 Genre Hip Hop Website …

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  • 13 calligraphy — calligrapher, calligraphist, n. calligraphic /kal i graf ik/, calligraphical, adj. calligraphically, adv. /keuh lig reuh fee/, n. 1. fancy penmanship, esp. highly decorative handwriting, as with a great many flourishes: She appreciated the… …

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  • 14 bâtard — bâtard, arde [ batar, ard ] adj. et n. • 1190; p. ê. de bât « engendré sur le bât », ou germ. °bansti « grange » 1 ♦ Qui est né hors mariage. Enfant bâtard. ⇒ adultérin, naturel; illégitime. N. Les bâtards de Louis XIV. Légitimer un bâtard. 2 ♦… …

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  • 15 Illegitimi non carborundum — is a mock Latin aphorism meaning Don t let the bastards grind you down . (Carborundum is an industrial abrasive material.) Contents 1 History 2 Variants 3 Use as a motto 4 …

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  • 16 Old Frankish — Spoken in formerly the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Northern France, Western Germany Era Evolved into Old Low Franconian by the 8th century Language family Indo European …

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  • 17 Manuscript — Christ Pantocrator seated in a capital U in an illuminated manuscript from the BadischeLandesbibliothek, Germany …

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  • 18 Legitimacy (law) — St. Vladimir the Great …

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  • 19 feudalism — feudalist, n. feudalistic, adj. /fyoohd l iz euhm/, n. the feudal system, or its principles and practices. [1830 40; FEUDAL1 + ISM] * * * Term that emerged in the 17th century that has been used to describe economic, legal, political, social, and …

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  • 20 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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