Definition of Buggery

1. Noun. Intercourse via the anus, committed by a man with a man or woman.

Exact synonyms: Anal Intercourse, Anal Sex, Sodomy
Generic synonyms: Perversion, Sexual Perversion
Derivative terms: Bugger, Sodomise, Sodomist, Sodomize

Definition of Buggery

1. n. Unnatural sexual intercourse; sodomy.

Definition of Buggery

1. Noun. (British) Anal sex. ¹

2. Noun. Any sexual act deemed against nature, such as bestiality or necrophilia. ¹

3. Noun. A broken or damaged condition. ¹

4. Noun. An extreme condition. ¹

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Definition of Buggery

1. sodomy [n -GERIES] - See also: sodomy

Medical Definition of Buggery

1. Synonym: sodomy. Origin: O.F. Bougre, heretic, fr. Med. L. Bulgaris, a Bulgar (hence a heretic) (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buggery

bugger off
bugger up
buggered off
buggering off
buggering up
buggers off
bugging out
buggy whip
bughouse chess

Literary usage of Buggery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Third Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Concerning High by Edward Coke (1797)
"X. Of buggery, or SODOMY. ... commit buggery with mankind, ... which is but a i'pecies of buggery, and it was complained of in _ _ ..."

2. Handbook of Criminal Law by William Lawrence Clark, William Ephraim Mikell (1915)
"SODOMY, BESTIALITY, AND buggery 125. Sodomy is carnal copulation against the order of nature by man with man; or in the same unnatural manner with woman; ..."

3. A Treatise on Criminal Law and Procedure by Thomas Welburn Hughes (1919)
"buggery.—buggery is that species of sodomy which is carnal copulation of a human being ... According to Wharton this should include sodomy proper, buggery, ..."

4. The Cabinet Lawyer: A Popular Digest of the Laws of England, Civil, Criminal by John Wade (1871)
"61, every person convicted of the abominable crime of buggery, committed either with mankind or any ammo/, is punishable with penal servitude for life, ..."

5. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1862)
"... and yet all this cannot keep them from adultery, incest, sodomy, buggery, and such prodigious lusts. We may conclude, that it' they be young, fortunate, ..."

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