from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A beltlike device of medieval times designed to prevent the woman wearing it from having sexual intercourse.
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- n. A belt-like garment, designed to be worn over the genitals and locked to prevent sexual intercourse, typically for long periods of time, to maintain chastity, or to enforce BDSM submission.
- n. For a woman, refusal to have sex.
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In the end, the brace—now linked to Deenie’s father’s trust—becomes a chastity belt of sorts.
Two little round bronze shields for the old tits, lots and lots of chains and what I reckon is a chastity belt — you’d need a pair of tin-cutters to get inside it, anyway.