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- n. Alternative spelling of pederast.
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- n. a man who has sex (usually sodomy) with a boy as the passive partner
Sorry, no etymologies found.
And if the notion of the macho penetrating paederast is a fantasy, as James Davidson has argued, does gender have the explanatory power over Greek sex that Halperin suggests it does?
He was a festivel-cotumed paederast who would drive over in a convertable and bring his boy.
In 1916 he was captured subjected to beatings and homosexual rape by the Turkish governor of Deraa, ''an ardent paederast'' Lawrence's own term.
Ah, the cut-throat, the Saracen, the old paederast: into the ditch with him! "