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sod·om·y

 (sŏd′ə-mē)
n.
Any of various forms of sexual acts regarded as perverted, especially anal intercourse, oral-anal contact, or sexual intercourse with an animal.

[Middle English sodomie, from Old French, from Sodome, Sodom, from Latin Sodoma, from Greek, from Hebrew sədōm.]

sodomy

(ˈsɒdəmɪ)
n
(Physiology) anal intercourse committed by a man with another man or a woman. Compare buggery
[C13: via Old French sodomie from Latin (Vulgate) Sodoma Sodom]

sod•om•y

(ˈsɒd ə mi)

n.
1. anal or oral copulation with a member of the same sex.
2. enforced anal or oral copulation with a member of the opposite sex.
[1250–1300; Middle English sodomie < Old French. See Sodom, -y3]
sod`o•mit′i•cal (-ˈmɪt ɪ kəl) sod`o•mit′ic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sodomy - intercourse via the anus, committed by a man with a man or woman
sexual perversion, perversion - an aberrant sexual practice;

sodomy

noun anal intercourse, anal sex, buggery Half of the states still have laws against sodomy.
Translations
لواط
sodomia
skotološtvosodomija
sodomia
sodomie

sodomy

[ˈsɒdəmɪ] Nsodomía f

sodomy

[ˈsɒdəmi] nsodomie fSod's Law sod's law [ˌsɒdzˈlɔː] n (British)loi f de l'emmerdement maximum

sodomy

nAnalverkehr m

sodomy

[ˈsɒdəmɪ] nsodomia

sod·o·my

n. sodomía, término que denota relación sexual entre personas del mismo sexo; bestialidad o felación.

sodomy

n sodomía
References in classic literature ?
But when some confessed they owed their greatness and wealth to sodomy, or incest; others, to the prostituting of their own wives and daughters; others, to the betraying of their country or their prince; some, to poisoning; more to the perverting of justice, in order to destroy the innocent, I hope I may be pardoned, if these discoveries inclined me a little to abate of that profound veneration, which I am naturally apt to pay to persons of high rank, who ought to be treated with the utmost respect due to their sublime dignity, by us their inferiors.
31 with a sodomy by a then-pregnant woman, who claimed in June 2015 that he forced her to perform sexual acts while he on duty.
The police also said that as many as 1045 cases of sodomy were registered with the police -- 788 were under trial, the accused were convicted in seven cases and acquitted in 139 cases.
Anwar was jailed for five years in February after a final appeal against a sodomy conviction was rejected.
PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia -- Malaysia's top court on Tuesday began hearing a final appeal filed by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim against a sodomy conviction widely regarded as a means to neutralize the threat he poses to the country's ruling coalition.
New Delhi, July 9 ( ANI ): Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Tuesday accused Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan of attempting to save his former Cabinet colleague Raghavji, who has been finally arrested on charges of sodomy.
Malaysian: Judge on Thursday quashed subpoenas ordering Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and his wife to testify in the sodomy trial of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim.
A Malaysian judge on Monday ruled that opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, who is on trial on sodomy charges, has a case to answer.
Summary: DUBAI -- An inspector and a policeman were sentenced to five-year imprisonment by the Court of First Instance on Wednesday as they were found guilty of forced sodomy and illegal confinement charges.
Dubai A prisoner has been charged with using a phone in police detention to threaten two men and coerce them to waive a sodomy case against his brother.
An 18-year-old Iranian has been sentenced to die on charges of sodomy, even though he is not gay, according to his lawyer, Mohammad Mostafai, the attorney who also represents Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani, the woman sentenced to be stoned to death who has become an international sensation.
Anwar Ibrahim, the Malaysian opposition leader, will stand trial on charges of sodomy early next year after his efforts to have the case thrown out were rejected by a top court.