American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The loose fold of skin that covers the glans of the penis. Also called prepuce.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The hood or fold of skin which covers the head of the penis; the prepuce.
- n. The retractable fold of skin encompassing the most nerve-dense tissue in the human male, which naturally covers and protects the head of the penis.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Anat.) The fold of skin which covers the glans of the penis; the prepuce.
- n. a fold of skin covering the tip of the penis
- n. a fold of skin covering the tip of the clitoris
- From fore- + skin. (Wiktionary)
“Preliminary evidence that the foreskin is a rape organ (via BadScience)”
“A man is born with a superfluous quantity of skin at the end of his penis, which is known as the foreskin.”
“With circumcision, the loss of the foreskin is guaranteed.”
“Your statements assume that the foreskin is guilty until proven innocent as a means of harm for the child.”
“Researchers believe circumcision helps cut infection risk because the foreskin is covered in cells the virus seems able to easily infect.”
“The foreskin is pulled away (B), and the remaining membrane is cut away (C).”
“The foreskin is then drawn forward and fixed by the forceps, a fork of two bamboo splints, five or six inches long by a quarter thick, or in some cases an iron like our compasses.”
“There the physical act of removing the foreskin from a newborn male child, here the ritual of washing or sprinkling the infant's body at the baptismal font — while most polemicists acknowledged that both of these acts led to salvation for the child who died young, a few made an important distinction between the fate of the Jewish child and that of the Christian child.”
“Despite his intense concern for this issue you obviously still haven’t bothered to find out what the foreskin is or does.”
“(Incidentally, the foreskin is normally attached to the Glans and may not separate until puberty.”
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