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- n. Alternative spelling of lovemaking.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Courtship.
- n. Sexual intercourse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Courtship.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people
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How much of our love-making last night was dreamed and how much actually happened?
Gina is holding a glass water-pitcher as she suddenly remembers details of their love-making in Switzerland, and she allows the jug to slip from her hands and shatter on the limestone floor of her sister's fancy, open-plan kitchen.
For that matter, three times the gendarmes arrested him for riotous behaviour, and three times his manager ceased from love-making long enough to pay the fines imposed by a needy colonial administration.
And as you spoke, I wondered about the woman Hester and the form of love-making which existed between you, and whether she was simple and without any charm despite her culture and her gift of song.
No kanakas lay asleep in the sand, nor stole home from their love-making; and no canoes were abroad after the early fish most catchable then inside the reef at the change of the tide.
Because that man had blundered in his love-making was no reason that he, Sheldon, should take his life.
She was made glad in vague ways by the battle, for this was the love-making of the Wild, the sex-tragedy of the natural world that was tragedy only to those that died.
This was love-making of a sort beyond Dede's experience.
But Saxon had no eyes for the love-making, the pleading forcefulness, the shy reluctance, of man and maid.
Never was there a more consummate love-making, with all the base intent of betrayal, than this cavalier seduction of Michael by the elderly, six-quart ship's steward.
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