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dildo

[dil-doh]
noun, plural dil·dos. Slang.
  1. an artificial erect penis, used as a sexual aid.
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Origin of dildo

First recorded in 1585–95; of obscure origin
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  • Well, Dildo, no Christen creature shall know hereafter, what I will do for thee heretofore.


British Dictionary definitions for dildo

dildo

dildoe

noun plural -dos or -does
  1. an object used as a substitute for an erect penis
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Word Origin for dildo

C16: of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for dildo

n.

1590s, perhaps a corruption of Italian deletto "delight," from Latin dilectio, noun of action from diligere "to esteem highly, to love" (see diligence). Or (less likely) of English diddle. "Curse Eunuke dilldo, senceless counterfet" ["Choise of Valentines or the Merie Ballad of Nash his Dildo," T. Nashe, c.1593]

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dildo in Medicine

dildo

n. pl. dil•dos
  1. An object that is shaped like and is used as a substitute for an erect penis.
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