from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Vulgar Sodomy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Anal sex.
- n. Any sexual act deemed against nature, such as bestiality or necrophilia.
- n. A broken or damaged condition.
- n. An extreme condition.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Unnatural sexual intercourse; sodomy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The crime of bestiality; sodomy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. intercourse via the anus, committed by a man with a man or woman
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I first saw the term buggery in my Bar-Bri book in the criminal law section.
With that caveat, my limited experiences, as well as my conversations with various women, suggests that the epileptic jackhammer school of buggery is generally disfavored by women who enjoy anal sex.
I'm not sure where in buggery that establishing shot was made, but it wasn't here.
I just like the fact that he used the word buggery quite a bit.
“Portyghee” crewmen were thought to lack skills, be physically inadequate, and be prone to moral degeneracy—another term for buggery.
Strictly speaking, sodomy has always been the word used for a male person sticking his male sexual organ in someone else’s rectal sphincter; buggery is also used as the term of art, although the posessor of the sphincter may also be an animal, in that case.
Sodomy, known as buggery in England and Wales, was made legal for consenting adults as recently as 1967.
English there is another term, "buggery," identical in meaning with sodomy, and equally familiar.
Assault with the intent to sexually assault someone also results in placement on the sex offender registry, as does incest, "buggery," peeping and kidnapping (unless no criminal sexual offense was performed, attempted or intended).
BARRIE, Ont. - A former chief Roman Catholic chaplain of the Canadian Forces is due in court today to sex-related charges, including "buggery" and indecent assault on a male.