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chaste
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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Definition
not having sexual intercourse (ever, outside of marriage, or for a long time); or not involving sexual desire
  • Since she is pure and chaste, she would have been refined enough for me.
    5 — The Woman Pays (48% in)
  • He would not say whether or not she had attached herself to the sound Low Church School of his father; but she would probably be open to conviction on that point; she was a regular church-goer of simple faith; honest-hearted, receptive, intelligent, graceful to a degree, chaste as a vestal, and, in personal appearance, exceptionally beautiful.
    4 — The Consequence (15% in)

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