bastard church

~~ A BASTARDIZED CHURCH ~~ The meaning of ‘bastardized’: Word Origin and History for bastardize v. 1610s, “to identify as a bastard,” from bastard (q.v.) + -ize. The figurative sense, “to make degenerate, debase” is earlier (1580s), probably because bastard also was serving as a verb meaning “to declare illegitimate” bastard in the Bible InContinue reading “bastard church”