noun bâ·tarde \bə-ˈtärd\

Definition of bâtarde



  1. :  a French round handwriting developed in the early 17th century and modified by the current English commercial cursive

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Origin and Etymology of bâtarde

French, from feminine of bâtard bastard, from Old French bastard, bastart — more at bastard

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to criticize severely

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