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lecherous
used in Moby Dick

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inappropriately excessive in sexual interest or activity — usually said of men
  • To begin: there's Aries, or the Ram—lecherous dog, he begets us; then, Taurus, or the Bull—he bumps us the first thing; then Gemini, or the Twins—that is, Virtue and Vice; we try to reach Virtue, when lo! comes Cancer the Crab, and drags us back; and here, going from Virtue, Leo, a roaring Lion, lies in the path—he gives a few fierce bites and surly dabs with his paw; we escape, and hail Virgo, the Virgin! that's our first love; we marry and think to be happy for aye, when pop comes...
    Chapters 97-99 -- The Lamp; Stowing Down & Clearing Up; Doubloon (71% in)

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