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]
Translations

chastity belt

nKeuschheitsgürtel m
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He's virtually naked, apart from his draped cloak, which doubles as a chastity belt and, lower down, splays fan-like beneath the blade of his spear.
Other relics included cased insects, animal skulls, Roman and Egyptian pottery, and even thumbscrews, a cat o' nine tails and a chastity belt.
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Now, she claims she's celibate, and elaborates with some nonsense about a family chastity belt made out of titanium.
So the solution is simple: every player selected for Wales MUST have a chastity belt permanently fitted until their career is over - problem solved - and we will then again be truly great at rugby.
But if the perfume blend contained both 731 HD and cis-vaccenyl acetate--a male pheromone used to warn off other males, abbreviated eVA--the female chemical could "counter the chemical chastity belt imposed by cVA," Gompel and a coauthor write in a commentary appearing in the same issue of Nature.
Albrecht Classen's small book on the chastity belt belongs on the shelf with all of the above.
Building this locked door was a symbolic act, as if closing a chapter of history, and it added another, artificial fetish to the existing primordial one, serving as a kind of chastity belt, arousing desire more than prohibiting it.