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buggery

[ buhg-uh-ree, boog- ]
/ ˈbʌg ə ri, ˈbʊg- /
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noun Often Vulgar.

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Origin of buggery

1300–50; Middle English bugerie heresy; see bugger1, -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for buggery

buggery
/ (ˈbʌɡərɪ) /

noun

anal intercourse between a man and another man, a woman, or an animalCompare sodomy
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