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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]
An antiquated term for sodomy

buggery

See sodomy.
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This twinning of the public and private is what makes buggery.
Keith Stokes, aged 62,a former haulier and abattoir manager, from Quarry Hill in Farndon, Chester, faces four charges of indecent assault on a male, one buggery, one attempted buggery and one charge of indecency with a child.
Henry stepped in to police religious morals, and righteously smote the monasteries where sins like buggery had been profligate; or so the pretext ran.
Five days later, after a further trial, she was convicted of aiding and abetting buggery against a different son, aged 12.
Buggery, I think, still remains in the Criminal Code in some measure, but it may have been replaced by "sexual assault" or some other euphemism.
Offences such as buggery, gross indecency and soliciting by men will be swept away, while protection against rapists, paedophiles and other perverts will be tightened.
When not engaging in buggery, he was known to practice burglary.
He has been charged with buggery, attempted buggery and indecent assault and released on conditional bail to appear before Staines Magistrates Court on Thursday.
Equally, the Audley name serves to evoke not only the buggery scandal itself but that other literary incarnation of it, Comus; at the same time that he destabilises the pretensions of his characters to status and legitimacy, Ford himself is revealed as powerfully aligned within the high literary tradition of Milton and Shakespeare.
Look forward to being warned about swarms of Haitians polluting America, the rampant spread of buggery and feminism, and other fantasies about the ideological and physical miscegenation of the good ol' U.
Norry denies six charges of indecent assault, one charge of buggery and one of attempted buggery.
He has yet to enter pleas to one charge of rape, one count of attempted buggery and once charge indecent assault.