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bastard

adjective
(1) Born out of wedlock; illegitimate.
(2) Not genuine; adulterated; ersatz.

noun A popular term for an extremely unpleasant, rude and/or malicious person.

bastard

atypical, or unusual form of, a disease or plant.

bastard lentil
ervumervilia.
bastard strangles
bastard wing
see alula.
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20) However, it is not entirely true that the Bastard in The Troublesome Raigne does not soliloquise.
It appears that She wounds herself and dies, a reading suggested by her last line and the final stage directions, in which her father blows out candles: "(SHE WHO IS Clara who is the Bastard who is the Virgin Mary suddenly looks like an owl, and lifts her bowed head, stares into space and speaks:) Ow.
Some members of the Tartan Army may be surprised that, according to official records, he is the only Bastard to turn out for England.
Even I, with my square of decking and an out of control forsythia could hazard a guess that bastard trenching is not rude.
VJJ3kXvislT) The Bastard Executioner " about a warrior knight in King Edward III's charge who vowed not pick up his sword again but forced to pick up the "bloodiest sword of all" when violence found him once again.
The poll also found that 55 per cent of men admit sometimes being a bastard - and 12 per cent even claimed to enjoy acting like one.
If someone is slow on the assault course, you'd get people shouting: 'Come on you fat bastard, come on you ginger bastard, come on you black bastard'.
Navy commander and mother Charlsie Russell, The Devil's Bastard is a historical romance set in late 1700's and early 1800's Mississippi.
For gay readers who grew up thrilled by the tragedy, romance, and magic of the Camelot legend--yet wondered why nothing in this definitive love story referenced their emerging experience--Douglas Clegg's stunning Mordred, Bastard Son will inspire and refresh.
BBC chairman Michael Grade insists the "why is this bastard lying to me" form of political interview has outlived its usefulness.
The Fat Bastard title came about when the two owners tasted an experimental Chardonnay that had been left on the lees in barrels for some time.
released a run of their special Double Bastard Ale last week, in 22-ounce and three-liter bottles.