Definition of Deflorations
1. Noun. (plural of defloration) ¹
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Definition of Deflorations
1. defloration [n] - See also: defloration
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Literary usage of Deflorations
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Letters to His Son: On the Fine Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a by Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, Oliver Herbrand Gordon Leigh (1901)
"I have got a little more strength, but not quite the strength of Hercules; so that I will not undertake, like him, fifty deflorations in one night; ..."
2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"and the other various deflorations under which timber n - ported, to which ti>eJ!B<tc^. has been directed. '"e ., on those will be infl«na'';,r; ..."
3. Hermathena by Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland) (1890)
"... (4) the early editions ; (5) the deflorations, or MSS. containing excerpts; (6) the different recensions ; (7) a discussion of certain disputed passages ..."
4. The Canadian Law Timesby Judicial Committee, Great Britain, Privy Council by Judicial Committee, Great Britain, Privy Council (1903)
"Passing accounts—Corroboration —Payment of claim*—Statutory deflorations.]—A Judge Bitting on the Probate side of the Court passing accounts is not bound by ..."
5. The Journal of Philology by William George Clark, William Aldis Wright, Ingram Bywater, John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor, Henry Jackson (1886)
"At any rate it is to be remembered that the Anthologies or deflorations of Latin poetry made in the Middle Ages sometimes contain not more than two, ..."
6. The Letters of the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son by Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, Philip Stanhope, Eugenia Stanhope, Charles Strachey, Annette Calthrop (1901)
"I have got a little more strength, but not quite the strength of Hercules ; so that I will not undertake, like him, fifty deflorations in one night; ..."
7. A Pocket Code of the Rules of Evidence in Trials at Law by John Henry Wigmore (1910)
"Distinctions, (a) AB evidence of this design or plan, the person's deflorations may be offered; these must therefore satisfy either the rule for a party's ..."
8. Letters Written by the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son by Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, Eugenia Stanhope (1827)
"strength of Hercules; so that I will not undertake, like him, fifty deflorations in one night; for I really believe that I could not compass them. ..."