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Definition of the adjective adulterine

What does adulterine mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. conceived in adultery

Alternative definition of the adjective adulterine

adjective

  1. Spurious; due to adulteration.
  2. Born of adultery.
  3. Pertaining to adultery.
  4. Illegal; unlicensed.

Definition of the noun adulterine

What does adulterine mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: adulterines

  1. [rare] One born of an adulterous union.

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Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

See adulterine bastard. adulterer; adulter; adulteress; adultera; adulterator. Adulterer is the usual form meaning "one who commits adultery." Adulter is an obsolete variant of adulterer that also had the meaning of adulterator ( = counterfeiter).

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1900)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

administ administrative: administrativ admirable: admirubl admissible: admisslbl admixed : admizt admonished : admoninht admonitive: admonitiv adoptive: adoptiv adorable: adornbl adorned : adornd adulterine: adultorin sdventureaome: ...

Google previewBouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia (1914)

by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle

ADULTERINE. The issue of adulterous intercourse. Those are not deemed adulterine who are begotten of a woman openly married through ignorance of a former wife being alive. Adulterine children are regarded more unfavorably than the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1810)

Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Miscellaneous Litterature

Adulterine, and lessening the weight, do not so properly come under A.lultc y. tne denomination of adulterating. — Evelyn gives rules ' and methods, both of adulterating and detecting a- dulterated metals, &c. — Adulterating is somewhat less ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Words and Phrases Used in Ancient and Modern Law (2000)

by Arthur English

Adulterine. The issue of adulterous intercourse. Illegal; unauthorized; adulterated . Adulterine castle. A castle erected by a feudal lord without authority from the king. Adulterine gild. One organized without a charter. Adulterinus. Adulterous.

Google previewEncyclopedia Of Freemasonry (Extended Annotated Edition) (2013)

by Albert G. Mackey

ADULTERINE GILDS In the AngloSaxon period of English history the majority of gilds ("frith gilds," "crich ten gilds") were religious, military, or social fraternities. In the Twelfth Century a number of "secular gilds" began to arise, and it was these ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

See adulterine bastard. adulterer; ✳adulter; adulteress; adultera; adulterator.

Google previewA Law Dictionary (1892)

Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union, with References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law by John Bouvier

ADULTERINE. The issue of adulterous intercourse. Those are not deemed adulterine who arc begotten of a woman openly married through ignorance of a former wife being alive. Adulterine children are regarded more unfavorably than the ...

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