Origin of erection
Examples from the Web for erection
Then, she says she observed Cosby “sitting in a love seat near Foster and she noticed that he had an erection.”Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004|Marlow Stern|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Liberal sex propaganda or just something that sort of looked like an erection?When the Religious Right Attacked ‘The Little Mermaid’|Asawin Suebsaeng|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Men get an erection, they touch themselves, and it feels good.C’mon, Ladies, Masturbation Isn’t Just for Bad Girls|Emily Shire|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With the erection of the wall and permanent military checkpoints in 2003, this number decreased even more.
So I rubbed his pants until he had an erection and then he came.Murder in Celebration, Florida: The Victim’s Secret Life|Barbara Spindel, Maria Elena Fernandez|September 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Here, on a grass plot behind the house, he made active preparations for the erection of a twenty-foot telescope.The Story of the Herschels|Anonymous
It was a literal crucifixion, without the erection of the cross.The Life and Times of Col. Daniel Boone, Hunter, Soldier, and Pioneer|Edward Sylvester Ellis
One of the principal difficulties in the erection of this bridge has been the trouble of getting the material to the spot.Chatterbox, 1906|Various
The permanent Medical Building was then in the course of erection.
The cableway is much used in the erection of masonry piers for bridges across rivers or valleys.The Romance of Modern Mechanism|Archibald Williams
British Dictionary definitions for erection
Word Origin and History for erection
mid-15c., "establishment; advancement," from Late Latin erectionem (nominative erectio), noun of action from past participle stem of erigere (see erect (adj.)). Meaning "the putting up" (of a building, etc.), "stiffening of the penis" are both from 1590s.