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lewd or obscene talk or writing

humorously vulgar

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Bawdier has challenged the notion that the abandonment of fish caused hardship.
The bawdier aspects are, anyway, deliberately eschewed by Attilio Mazza.
Certainly her belief that these plays could serve grammatical education as substitutes for the rawer, bawdier works of Terence reflects the policies of reforming clerics to follow St Augustine's use of rhetoric for Christian purposes, to follow the example of her contemporary Bernward of Hildesheim in using pagan Rome's artistic forms to illustrate Christian themes, and perhaps to follow the attempts of the reformer bishops to introduce elements of decorum and civility within ecclesiastical, royal, and aristocratic circles which historians now have linked to the origins of 'courtliness'.
Of course, Dickinson's desire not to "know" any "wickedness" might suggest a refusal even to acknowledge Shakespeare's bawdier side, but a letter to Austin in which she pokes fun at their parents' refusal to read anything "carnal" makes this unlikely (L 63).
This sonnet characteristically subjects emotion and desire to the conventions of the sonnet form, although, once released from its given context, or once seen as text, it begins to signify in different ways, even allowing for a bawdier rendering which the poem itself, through its own connotations and associations, legitimates.
When Arsenal's bawdier tendency responded by chanting Overmars' name in a provocative show of support for the villain of the peace in the tie that never was, the travelling hordes from South Yorkshire needed no second invitation to return fire.
Towards the end there were hints of Vasmalom's's bawdier side, the kind of set they' d probably play outside theatre confines.
1) Years later she was still arguing that she was no bawdier than
The menu has plenty of contemporary offerings along with a delicious roster from its bawdier days: oysters Rockefeller, chicken Jerusalem, coq au vin, and great liver and onions.
Considered one of Shakespeare's bawdier works, the play describes the volatile courtship between the shrewish Katharina and the canny Petruchio, who is determined to subdue Katharina's legendary temper and win her dowry.
In Trash's Dance, 1992, for example, a performer poses aggressively on the stage of a rough-and-tumble lesbian bar, in a scene that recalls some of Reginald Marsh's bawdier works.
If fantasy, then these letters provided a model for the bawdier sections of Ryder or Ladies Almanack, for there is often a literary quality in the letters of the literati, as is seen in James Joyce's erotic missives (also of 1909) to his beloved Nora, which reflect his reading in sadomasochism.
The difference between the two plays is scale, Synge's being in every way larger: bawdier in its humor, deeper in its examination of human nature, more varied in the range of social types, and larger in the crucial sense of generosity of spirit.
Her man was a fan of the bawdier Burns and it wisnae sleeping he had in mind.
Led by Lichfield District Council's tourism team the tours will be around topics ranging from the town's famous son, the fascinating Dr Samuel Johnson, to the city's bawdier past.