- the external genital organs.
Origin of private parts
First recorded in 1765–75
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Examples from the Web for private parts
If the slave of a patrician strikes the private-parts of the son of a patrician, they shall cut off his ear.
If a workingman strikes the private-parts of a workingman, he shall pay 10 shekels of silver.
- euphemistic terms for genitals
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- The external organs of sex and excretion.
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