Sodomy
Sodomy Sod"om*y, n. [From Sodom. a country mentioned in the Bible: cf. F. sodomite.] Carnal copulation in a manner against nature; buggery. --Gen. xix. 5. [1913 Webster]

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  • sodomy — sod·omy / sä də mē/ n [Anglo French sodomie sexual intercourse between men, from Old French, from Late Latin Sodoma Sodom, from the supposed homosexual practices of the men of the city in Genesis 19:1 11]: the crime of oral or anal sexual contact …   Law dictionary

  • sodomy — c.1300, from O.Fr. sodomie, from L.L. peccatum Sodomiticum anal sex, lit. sin of Sodom, from L. Sodoma (see SODOM (Cf. Sodom)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sodomy — ► NOUN ▪ anal intercourse. DERIVATIVES sodomize (also sodomise) verb. ORIGIN from Latin peccatum Sodomiticum sin of Sodom (after the Book of Genesis chapter 19, which implies that the men of the town of Sodom in ancient Palestine practised… …   English terms dictionary

  • sodomy — [säd′əmē] n. [ME sodomie < Sodome, SODOM] any sexual intercourse held to be abnormal; specif., a) bestiality b) anal intercourse, esp. between two male persons …   English World dictionary

  • sodomy — 1. (sodomy) (3918↑, 739↓) The reason why I lost my most recent girlfriend this year It won t hurt, trust me Author: Nick the comedian http://sodomy.urbanup.com/790719 2. (sodomy) (1471↑, 539↓) When you stick your man rod in your partner s poo… …   Urban English dictionary

  • Sodomy — François Elluin, Sodomites provoking the wrath of God, from Le pot pourri de Loth (1781). Sodomy (pronounced …   Wikipedia

  • sodomy — sodomitical /sod euh mit i keuhl/, sodomitic, adj. sodomitically, adv. /sod euh mee/, n. 1. anal or oral copulation with a member of the opposite sex. 2. copulation with a member of the same sex. 3. bestiality (def. 4). [1250 1300; ME sodomie <… …   Universalium

  • sodomy — n. to commit, practice sodomy * * * [ sɒdəmɪ] practice sodomy to commit …   Combinatory dictionary

  • sodomy — [13] The term sodomy commemorates the ancient Palestinian city of Sodom, which according to the Bible was a hotbed of unnatural vice (‘But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of Sodom, compassed the house round, both old and… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • sodomy — [13] The term sodomy commemorates the ancient Palestinian city of Sodom, which according to the Bible was a hotbed of unnatural vice (‘But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of Sodom, compassed the house round, both old and… …   Word origins

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