Definition of Sodomy

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

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

Definition of Sodomy

1. n. Carnal copulation in a manner against nature; buggery.

Definition of Sodomy

1. Noun. immorality in general ¹

2. Noun. any of various forms of sexual intercourse held to be unnatural, particularly bestiality. ¹

3. Noun. anal sex ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sodomy

1. unnatural copulation [n -OMIES]

Medical Definition of Sodomy

1. A term denoting a number of sexual practices variously proscribed by law, especially bestiality, oral-genital contact, and anal intercourse. Synonym: buggery. Origin: see sodomist (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Sodomy

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

1. Commentaries on the Criminal Law by Joel Prentiss Bishop (1868)
"sodomy.1 § 1172. sodomy has been already denned in these volumes to be, a carnal copulation, ... Unlike rape, sodomy may be committed between two persons, ..."

2. Commentaries on the Criminal Law by Joel Prentiss Bishop (1865)
"WE have already defined sodomy to be, a carnal copulation, by human beings, with each other ... Unlike rape, sodomy may be committed between two persons, ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Crimes by William Lawrence Clark, William Lawrence Marshall, Herschel Bouton Lazell (1905)
"the contrary view and refuse to sustain convictions for incest where the evidence shows rape.414b 461. sodomy.—sodomy or buggery, which is sexual connection ..."

4. More Than a Name: State-Sponsored Homophobia and Its Consequences in by Scott Long, A. Widney Brown, Gail Cooper (2003)
"203 C. Under Permanent Investigation: The Effect of sodomy Laws In November 2000, ... sodomy is similar to rape. As far as I am concerned sodomy is a crime. ..."

5. A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors by William Oldnall Russell, Charles Sprengel Greaves (1843)
"4, c. 31. Definition of the offence. CHAPTER THE SIXTH. OF sodomy. IN treating of the offence of sodomy, peccatum illud horribile, inter Christianas non ..."

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