Definition of Deflowering

1. Verb. (present participle of deflower) ¹



2. Noun. The breaking of the hymen of a virgin. ¹

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Definition of Deflowering

1. deflower [v] - See also: deflower

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deflowering

deflocculation
deflocculations
deflorate
defloration
deflorations
deflorescence
deflour
deflourer
deflourers
deflow
deflowed
deflower
deflowered
deflowerer
deflowerers
deflowering (current term)
deflowerings
deflowerment
deflowerments
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deflows
defluent
defluoridation
defluorinated
defluous
defluvium
defluvium capillorum
defluvium unguium
deflux

Literary usage of Deflowering

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1. Notes to Palgrave's Golden Treasury of Songs & Lyrics. Books I-IV. by John Henry Fowler (1904)
"27. deflowering. Cp. LXXX. 53, ' By warm winds deflowered." 29. light's Lord, the sun. 54. tented. See note on n. 13. No. XCVIII. ..."

2. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"Our writer goes on to extol the " humanity of the rebels," and contrasts it with the '' savage barbarity of burning unguarded towns, deflowering defenceless ..."

3. Reports of the Trials of Colonel Aaron Burr (late Vice President of the by Harman Blennerhassett, Israel Smith, David Robertson, United States Circuit Court (4th circuit), Aaron Burr (1808)
"... children of the king's brethren, or sisters, without the king's licence under his great seal, or deflowering of any of them, is enacted to be treason. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Superior Courts of Law in the by Elihu Hall Bay (1811)
"8. made of force in this state, for taking away a girl under sixteen years of age, and deflowering her, widi- out the consent of her parents. ..."

5. A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors by William Oldnall Russell (1824)
"13. makes the deflowering a child above ten years old and under twelve, though with her own ... indictment for deflowering a child under ten years of age, ..."

6. A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown by Edward Hyde East (1806)
"But by that statute the deflowering a child above 10 years old and under 12, if with her own consent, is made only a misdemeanor; for the stat. of Westm. ..."

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