illegitimation

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

illegitimation (countable and uncountable, plural illegitimations)

  1. (obsolete) The act of making illegitimate; bastardization.
  2. (obsolete) The state of being illegitimate; illegitimacy.
    Gardiner had performed his promise to the queen of getting her illegitimation taken off. — Bishop Burnet.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.