venery


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Venery \Ven"er*y\, n. [L. Venus, Veneris, the goddess of love.]
   Sexual love; sexual intercourse; coition.
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         Contentment, without the pleasure of lawful venery, is
         continence; of unlawful, chastity.       --Grew.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Venery \Ven"er*y\, n. [OE. venerie, F. v['e]nerie, fr. OF. vener
   to hunt, L. venari. See Venison.]
   The art, act, or practice of hunting; the sports of the
   chase. "Beasts of venery and fishes." --Sir T. Browne.
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         I love hunting and venery.               --Chaucer.
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