buggery

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n buggery intercourse via the anus, committed by a man with a man or woman
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Buggery Unnatural sexual intercourse; sodomy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n buggery The crime of bestiality; sodomy.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Buggery bug′gėr-i the crime of bestiality, unnatural vice.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. bougrerie, bogrerie, heresy. See Bugger
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. bougre—L. Bulgarus, a Bulgarian, a heretic.

Usage

In literature:

Beer, beef, business, bibles, bulldogs battleships, buggery and bishops.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Buggery may not be committed on any person or beast.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
One told me that he envied 'no lords or toffs' as long as he got plenty of 'booze and buggery.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
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In news:

What's the Opposite of Gold Buggery .
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