condom

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n condom contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
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Usage

In literature:

A primitive condom just introduced to the aristocracy from France helped deter syphilis, but was uncomfortable and unreliable.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
Two stone bridges unite Condom with its suburb on the left bank of the river.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 7" by Various
Laser propulsion is suddenly the hottest thing since Day-Glo condoms.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
She retrieved her backpack from beside the bed, dug around it in, and produced a strip of condoms.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
The history of Condom as an ecclesiastical see is very brief.
"The Cathedrals of Southern France" by Francis Miltoun
We passed through Condom, another fine town, and Nerac, also a good town, and nearly full of Protestants.
"Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade" by William Surtees
Gers is divided into the arrondissements of Auch, Lectoure, Mirande, Condom and Lombez, with 29 cantons and 466 communes.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 8" by Various
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In news:

Condoms May Change the Porn Industry, but They Won't Change Porn.
A pilot program in California will give teenagers in certain counties access to free condoms through the mail.
California counties get federally-funded teen mail-order condom program.
Teens get mail-order condom program.
A controversial new program that lets teenagers order condoms online at no charge has launched in California.
Condoms, Gloves Provide Lifeline for Malaysian Rubber.
The 'Condoms' We'll Use on Mars .
Men 's acceptance of condoms as a form of male birth control.
The Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea has launched its own brand of condoms and will begin distributing them free of charge at health clinics across the nation to slow the spread of HIV.
Regular testing of porn actors may have made requiring condoms unnecessary.
The nation's largest group of obstetricians and gynecologists says birth control pills should be sold over the counter, just like condoms.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's largest group of obstetricians and gynecologists says birth control pills should be sold over the counter, just like condoms.
WASHINGTON (AP) — No prescription or doctor's exam needed: The nation's largest group of obstetricians and gynecologists says birth control pills should be sold over the counter, like condoms.
0Do you feel condoms have a place in schools.
Los Angeles voters passed a ballot measure requiring condom use on adult-movie.
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