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venery 1

Line breaks: ven¦ery
Pronunciation: /ˈvɛn(ə)ri/

noun

[mass noun] archaic
Sexual indulgence: not a few of them engaged in venery
More example sentences
  • 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'.

Words that rhyme with venery

antennary, bimillenary, millenary

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venery 2 Line breaks: ven¦ery
Pronunciation: /ˈvɛn(ə)ri/

noun

[mass noun] archaic
Hunting.
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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