Definition of Desex

1. Verb. Make infertile. "In some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized"

Definition of Desex

1. Verb. (transitive) To remove another's sexual characteristics or functions, often physical sterilization. ¹

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Definition of Desex

1. to castrate or spay [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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Literary usage of Desex

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: In by Sandford Nevile, Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1835)
"Here, there is no difference but in sound. No mistake could possibly have been occasioned by abbreviating Middlesex into Mid- desex. ..."

2. Hints on Advocacy: Conduct of Cases Civil and Criminal : Classes of by Richard Harris (1882)
"The Attorney-General says : " These may be coincidences, but they are facts, which, of whatever interpretation they may be susceptible, are well desex'ving ..."

3. A Dictionary of the Practice in Civil Actions: In the Courts of King's Bench by Thomas Lee, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas (1825)
"... being in his custody on record, and that he without desex, of - term, in the - - - year of the reign of our said thereupon find in the said rolls and ..."

4. Transactions of the Annual Meeting by Ohio State Medical Society (1892)
"... and thus desex woman for diseases which are no more painful, and even less dangerous, than those which are liable to attack their next-door neighbor, ..."

5. The Jurist by Great Britain, Great Britain Courts (1847)
"... Finsbury, Mid- <desex, lead merchant, July 29 at half-past 10, Court of Bankruptcy, London.—Thos. Smith the younger, Bermondsey- ..."

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