chastity belt

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chastity belt

n.
A lockable device designed to prevent a person from having sexual intercourse or engaging in masturbation.

chastity belt

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a locking beltlike device with a loop designed to go between a woman's legs in order to prevent her from having sexual intercourse

chas′tity belt`


n.
a beltlike device, worn by women esp. in the Middle Ages, designed to prevent sexual intercourse.
[1930–35]
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chastity belt

nKeuschheitsgürtel m
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Infibulation - "the locking of the gate," as one Egyptian woman puts it - represents the male invention of an artificial chastity girdle.