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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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Besides his own talent for the bon mot, Allen sprinkles his prose with bits of others' wisdom, often from liberals like Maureen Dowd, who, for example, observed, "The bishops and the Vatican care passionately about putting women in chastity belts.
Women then were even locked with iron chastity belts when their men went out for wars.
To say so, as Classen painstakingly and thoroughly demonstrates, is not to say that no one has ever made or used a chastity belt; indeed, one can find examples of chastity belts in museums in Europe and the United States; moreover, one can even buy a metal contraption on the Internet today.
Unlike the cumbersome and uncomfortable chastity belts of the past, these panties are 100 per cent cotton, and use cutting-edge technology to help you protect what matters most.
Most people have heard of the crusades -all those stories of Richard the Lion Heart and chastity belts -but not many will realise the full importance of those battles fought over decades nearly a millennium ago.
Sawyer (half) jokes that readers of the Daily Mail are putting their daughters into chastity belts.
Following Spitz and Hare, Comfort observed that punitive treatments for the vice introduced in the second half of the nineteenth century included chastity belts and genital infibulation for both sexes, and spiked collars to wrap around the penis of boys afflicted by nocturnal emissions, as recommended by J.
Such diverse matters as Hindu semen retention, chastity belts, eunuchs, the impotent -- "limp as yesterday's lettuce" (p.
ODD items left on aircraft and handed in to Unclaimed Baggage at Sydney International Airport include a set of burglary tools, two false legs, four chastity belts, six sets of false teeth and a sex doll.
Well, folks, fasten your chastity belts because you ain't seen nothin' yet: The bumpy ride is just getting started.