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  • n. Plural form of cuckold.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cuckold.


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  • I ask if the thing is just? if it is not evident that the cuckolds are the lawmakers?

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • For this cause let it seem nothing strange unto you if we be in a perpetual danger of being cuckolds, that is to say, such of us as have not wherewithal fully to satisfy the appetite and expectation of that voracious animal.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • - Who are the victims, the dupes, the suckers, the "cuckolds," the fools who are being used and abused, who actually support the traitors through misguided loyalty, patriotism, faith, etc.

    Rob Kall: Traitors and Heroes/Traitors as Heroes

  • The mayor and aldermen were called "cuckolds," and their officers "dogs, rogues, rascals and other very bad names."

    London and the Kingdom - Volume II

  • Religious converts, cuckolds and a golf tournament play into this week's savage farce, which is very likely to make you "LOL" in the annoying words of former Friends scene-stealer Maggie Wheeler.

    Roush Review: HBO's Bloody Good Sundays

  • Given that 3% to 5% of babies or more are not biologically related to their presumed dads, this widespread belief in paternal resemblance saves babies from being the victims of furious cuckolds.

    The Plight of the Pregnant Man

  • Heywood's Anne Frankford cuckolds her husband John (a steady performance by Paul Ready) with his charming but poor protégé, Wendoll (played drolly and, at one point, entirely unclothed—this is a feminist version, after all—by Sebastian Armesto).

    Director Katie Mitchell's Feminine Mystique

  • In naming Morning Zoos as examples of the decay of civilization, Benedict cited the live prank calls to unsuspecting cuckolds; the sophomoric banter of an unrelentingly sexual nature that is, perhaps even more offensively, consistently tragically unfunny, and the calculated off-the-cuff wackiness that makes you want to reach through the radio and perform an emergency tracheotomy on the offending party.

    James Napoli: Pope Urges Condom Use for Tea Party, Morning Zoo DJ's, Darren Aronofsky

  • Clete resolved that this would be the last time he would do scut work for jealous cuckolds or wives who wanted their husbands photographed in flagrante delicto.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • Its waxed ends twirled upwards as is mandatory for cuckolds in French farces and was identical to the one worn by villains in English melodramas.



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