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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bawdy  \Bawd"y\,  a. 
  1.  Dirty;  foul;  --  said  of  clothes.  [Obs.] 
 
  It  [a  garment]  is  al  bawdy  and  to-tore  also 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  Obscene;  filthy;  unchaste.  ``A  bawdy  story.''  --Burke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bawdy 
  adj  :  humorously  vulgar;  "bawdy  songs";  "off-color  jokes";  "ribald 
  language"  [syn:  {off-color},  {ribald}] 
  n  :  lewd  or  obscene  talk  or  writing;  "  it  was  smoking-room 
  bawdry"  or  "they  published  a  collection  of  Elizabethan 
  bawdy"  [syn:  {bawdry}] 




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