chastity belt

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chastity belt

Medical history
A lockable item of clothing designed to prevent sexual intercourse, variously protecting the wearer from others (rape) or themselves (temptation, mastubation).

Sexology
Chastity belts may used in “kinky” sex, BDSM play, and in exclusive consensual relationships to prevent infidelity or masturbation. Such belts are designed for both men and women.
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Inspired by fears of physical debilitation and even of insanity, some surgeons in the third quarter of the nineteenth century were performing clitoridectomy on masturbating girls and deliberately painful circumcision on boys, while agitated parents were attaching toothed rings to the penis and locking adolescents into chastity belts and even strait-jackets for the night.
The gut reaction is to lock up your sons and daughters in medieval-style chastity belts.
Anyone in the bottom half is to have chastity belts fitted.
Any doubts about the efficacy of chastity belts made fast with OR's brand of high quality barrel locks were dispelled by the company.
Mr Macallen, 42, of Houghton-on-the-Hill, Leicestershire, said: "Customers have asked for everything from a full suit of armour to tailor-made chastity belts.
I anticipate all manner of creative antisex ideas: Chastity belts.
Then he moves on to the Victorians' clandestine appetite for sexual oddities, which resulted in a glut of ``medieval'' chastity belts.
CORPUS complained that nothing had been proven by this study, pointing out that previous studies have erroneously linked celibacy to cold showers, eating garlic, wearing chastity belts and living in a hermitage on the Arctic tundra.
They'll be walking about in medieval chastity belts and the customers will be walking out the door.
Women's Institute chastity belts, Michael Portillo and Oliver Letwin.