Origin of adulterine
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Related Wordscheating, untrue, deceitful, faithless, fickle, inconstant, incontinent, perfidious, recreant, shifty, snaky, traitorous, treacherous, two-faced, two-timing, unreliable, untrustworthy, wicked, false-hearted, sneaking
Examples from the Web for adulterine
Under the treaty of Wallingford one thousand one hundred and fifteen adulterine castles were to be razed.
He sent Stephen's mercenaries over the sea and (p. 140) completed the destruction of the 'adulterine castles.'A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)
Samuel R. Gardiner.
Abrogation of every law establishing the civil inferiority of women and natural or adulterine children.Socialism and Democracy in Europe
Samuel P. Orth
No attempt, however, seems to have been made forcibly to dissolve the adulterine gilds.Education in England in the Middle Ages
Albert William Parry
- of or made by adulteration; fake
- conceived in adulteryan adulterine child
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