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: a Gothic script used in France and Germany in the 14th and 15th centuries having mixed cursive and book hand features and characterized by flourishes and hairlines

Word History


Italian, from Old Italian, from bastardo bastard, from Old French bastart, bastard

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“Bastarda.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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