There are 2 definitions of venery in English:

venery1

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Pronunciation: /ˈvɛn(ə)ri
 
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noun

[mass noun] archaic
  • Sexual indulgence: not a few of them engaged in venery
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    • Rarely use venery but for health or offspring, never to dullness, weakness, or the injury of your own or another's peace or reputation.
    • And further, it is greatly irritated by constant contact with the clothing and stimulates venery and coitus.
    • What is reading but a vice, like drink or venery or any other form of excessive self-indulgence?

Origin

late Middle English: from medieval Latin veneria, from venus, vener- 'sexual love'.

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There are 2 definitions of venery in English:

venery2

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Pronunciation: /ˈvɛn(ə)ri
 
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noun

[mass noun] archaic
  • Hunting.
    More example sentences
    • We feel that it is one of the finest hunts of venery that we actually see.
    • So we are, as Phil said, more concerned with the art of venery rather than the galloping over other people's land.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French venerie, from vener 'to hunt', from Latin venari.

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Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea