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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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Allworthy's house, the landlord, upon discovering his identity as a "'poor parish bastard, bred up at a great squire's about thirty miles off, and now turned out of doors, (not for any good to be sure)'" denies Tom a bed and proceeds to watch him all night in "dread of being robbed" (319).
Having said all that, it is undoubtedly true that Bastard Boys also attributes certain decisions to people who did not necessarily make them, compresses events which were otherwise separate and omits other people who played important roles in the dispute.
Why and how would the author of The Troublesome Raigne have invented a bastard son of Richard Cocur de Lion?
It was also believed that cold teas made from bastard balm have a sedative effect and can be used to ease headaches.
2% alcohol by volume and a chop-sockingly potent IBU count; the company's flagship Arrogant Bastard Ale has been described by the company as an "angry" beer.
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His memoirs, Maybe A Bastard, have been shortlisted in the Creative Non-Fiction section.
I was born a rich bastard and died a poor one," begins Manuela's feverish, page-turning narrative as imagined by the gifted gay author and poet Jaime Manrique.
A THE use of the word bastard here means irregular.
Cllr Elder shouted at Mr Mallon: "I lost my dog on Monday - you bastard.