Adulterine



characterized by ; spurious.
born of .
of or involving .
Historical Examples

Abrogation of every law establishing the civil inferiority of women and natural or adulterine children.
Socialism and Democracy in Europe Samuel P. Orth

Under the treaty of Wallingford one thousand one hundred and fifteen adulterine castles were to be razed.
Selections from Early Middle English 1130-1250: Part II: Notes Various

He sent Stephen’s mercenaries over the sea and (p. 140) completed the destruction of the ‘adulterine castles.’
A Student’s History of England, v. 1 (of 3) Samuel R. Gardiner.

No attempt, however, seems to have been made forcibly to dissolve the adulterine gilds.
Education in England in the Middle Ages Albert William Parry

adjective
of or made by adulteration; fake
conceived in adultery: an adulterine child

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