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sodomy

 [sod´ah-me]
1. anal intercourse.
2. old term for any form of homosexuality; sometimes extended to mean any of numerous paraphilias.

sod·o·my

(sod'ŏm-ē),
A term denoting a number of sexual practices variously proscribed by law, especially bestiality, oral-genital contact, and anal intercourse.
Synonym(s): buggery
[see sodomist]

sodomy

/sod·o·my/ (sod´ah-me)
1. anal intercourse.
2. old term for any form of homosexuality, or sometimes any of numerous paraphilias.

sodomy

[sod′əmē]
Etymology: Sodom, biblical city in ancient Palestine
1 anal intercourse.
2 intercourse with an animal.
3 a vague term for "unnatural" sexual intercourse. -sodomize, v.

sodomy

Anal sex or other non-penovaginal copulation-like acts, especially between male humans or between a human and an animal.

sodomy

Sexology
1. Anal intercourse, see there, buggery.
2. A term variously applied to zoophilia, to orogenital or anogenital contact between humans, especially ♂. Cf Paraphilia.

sod·o·my

(sod'ŏm-ē)
A term denoting any one of a number of sexual practices variously considered abnormal or deviant by particular cultures, such as bestiality, oral-genital contact, and anal intercourse.
See also: sodomist

sodomy

1. Anal copulation with a male.
2. Anal or oral copulation with a woman.
3. Copulation with an animal. Also known as buggery.
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He led an opposition alliance to historic gains against the long-ruling Barisan Nasional coalition in 2008 polls, and the new sodomy accusation emerged shortly afterwards.
Conviction for sodomy can be based on a confession by the accused if he repeats it in four different court sessions, the testimony of four "just persons," or the judge's intuition.
The case is the second time that Anwar has been accused of sodomy.
The first chapter sets the ground by dealing with the contextual dynamics of male-on-male sodomy and the economics of penetration, as determined by age and the dialectics of dominance.
The European Court of Human Rights found in 1981 that a surviving sodomy law in Northern Ireland violated fundamental rights protections.
The second development began in 2004 when Congress ordered a study into reforming military sexual assault crimes including sodomy.
Let us make it obligatory for homosexuals to have their backsides tattooed with the slogan SODOMY CAN SERIOUSLY DAMAGE YOUR HEALTH REV PETER MULLEN
If the procedural abnormalities of sodomy trials--which are crucial but barely explained here--led to a more spontaneous mode of confession or deposition, we are not told so.
The former pastor of Iglesia Bautista Reforma in Sunland has pleaded not guilty to 11 counts of child molestation, including continuous sexual abuse, oral copulation and sodomy.
18) In light of the military's additional interests provided in DADT, (19) however, it remains an open question whether Article 125 may be constitutionally applied to adults engaging in private, consensual sodomy with members of the same sex.
In a remarkable ruling on Maundy Thursday, a three-judge panel of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal unanimously quashed the rulings of a Saskatchewan human rights board of inquiry which found that a Regina man had violated the province's Human Rights Code, by drawing public attention to Biblical teaching on the sinfulness of sodomy.
Blinded by such passions, it's no wonder this film misses a few obvious points about "primal needs": you won't die if you don't commit sodomy, but you might die if you don't eat.