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  • v. have sexual intercourse with


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  • Know, O Wazir, that when a sovereign buyeth a female slave, he knoweth neither her rank nor her lineage and thus he cannot tell if she be of simple origin that he may abstain from her, or of gentle strain that he may be intimate in her companionship.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • It was almost a privilege to Mr. Low to be intimate with Phineas Finn.

    Phineas Finn

  • I only have to be intimate with a womanthat’s when, many times, I need a pill.


  • B D B, K. W.) derive it from a root "to be intimate with" in the sense of social familiarity, we yet feel that that derivation fails to do justice to those instances of the use of 'enosh as a common noun, where it is used in contrast with God, as B D B lists these passages.

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1


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