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chaste
used in Tom Jones

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Definition
not having sexual intercourse (ever, outside of marriage, or for a long time); or not involving sexual desire
  • The chastest constancy will I ever preserve to thy image.
    Book 5 (81% in)
  • For as Mr Allworthy was a justice of peace, certain things occurred in examinations concerning bastards, and such like, which are apt to give great offence to the chaste ears of virgins, especially when they approach the age of forty, as was the case of Mrs Bridget.
    Book 1 (54% in)
  • Besides, if it had been out of doors I had not mattered it so much; but with my own servant, in my own house, under my own roof, to defile my own chaste bed, which to be sure he hath, with his beastly stinking whores.
    Book 2 (58% in)
  • The parson, who was not only strictly chaste in his own person, but a great enemy to the opposite vice in all others, fired at this information.
    Book 5 (85% in)

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