Ribaldry

Definition of Ribaldry

Rib´ald`ry
n.1.The talk of a ribald; low, vulgar language; indecency; obscenity; lewdness; - now chiefly applied to indecent language, but formerly, as by Chaucer, also to indecent acts or conduct.
The ribaldry of his conversation moved stonishment even in that age.
- Macaulay.

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