Court, engage in amorous caressing, as in Romance was in the air, and she hoped he would make love to her. [Late 1500s]
Have sexual intercourse, as in They'd been making love well before they married. This usage today is the more common of the two. [Mid-1900s]
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The court ruled she lacked the maturity to make her own medical decisions.
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In this case, I suspect, there was co-operant a strongly marked childish characteristic, the love of producing an effect.
She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
The well-known "cock and bull" stories of small children are inspired by this love of strong effect.
Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.