bawdry

[ baw-dree ]
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noun
  1. Archaic. lewdness; obscenity; bawdiness.

  2. Obsolete.

    • the business of a prostitute.

    • illicit intercourse; fornication.

Origin of bawdry

1
First recorded in 1350–1400, bawdry is from the Middle English word bawdery.See bawd, -ery

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bawdry

/ (ˈbɔːdrɪ) /


noun
  1. archaic obscene talk or language

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