bawdry

noun
bawd·ry | \ ˈbȯ-drē \

Definition of bawdry 

1 obsolete : unchastity

2 : suggestive, coarse, or obscene language

First Known Use of bawdry

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for bawdry

Middle English bawderie, from bawde

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