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lechery

[ lech-uh-ree ]
/ ˈlɛtʃ ə ri /
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noun, plural lech·er·ies.
unrestrained or excessive indulgence of sexual desire.
a lecherous act.
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Origin of lechery

1200–50; Middle English lecherie<Old French. See lecher, -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for lechery

lechery
/ (ˈlɛtʃərɪ) /

noun plural -eries
unrestrained and promiscuous sexuality
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