Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Sexual intercourse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A coming together; sexual intercourse; copulation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A coming together; a meeting. Specifically
  • n. Sexual congress; copulation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur

Etymologies

From Latin coitionem. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It here means the art of moving in coition, which is especially affected, even by modest women, throughout the East and they have many books teaching the genial art.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The essence of the “retaining art” is to avoid over-tension of the muscles and to pre-occupy the brain: hence in coition Hindus will drink sherbet, chew betel-nut and even smoke.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • It is calculated that the French of the sixteenth century had four hundred names for the parts genital and three hundred for their use in coition.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • How their faiths could decline so low, as to concede their generations in Heaven, to be made by the smell of a Citron, or that the felicity of their Paradise should consist in a Jubile of copulation, that is, a coition of one act prolonged unto fifty years.

    El Hombre Que Comía Diccionarios

  • It has no entry for sexual connection, and coitus is listed as a variant of coition, which is defined as: "sexual intercourse."

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol 1 No 1

  • Eastern idea of the consequence of satisfactory coition which is supposed to be the very seal of love.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • [FN#479] This is the Eastern idea of the consequence of satisfactory coition which is supposed to be the very seal of love.

    Arabian nights. English

  • It is rare for a couple having pre-nuptial coition to stay longer and take the vows to get married.

    Bride with a Honey Moon Knife -3

  • Socio-economics factors also contribute for young generation not marrying in their early thirties, but to fulfill their bioligical urge they indulge in pre-martial coition.

    Bride with a Honey Moon Knife - 2

  • From Stephen J. Gould: While Titian was mixing rose madder/his model reclined on a ladder/This position to Titian suggested coition/so he climbed up the ladder and had her.

    Waaay off topic - The Panda's Thumb

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