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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

When the early seventeenth-century English playwright John Marston wrote in his Satires,Nay then, I'll never rail at thoseThat wear a codpiece, thereby to discloseWhat sex they are

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codpiece

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When the early seventeenth-century English playwright John Marston wrote in his Satires,Nay then, I'll never rail at thoseThat wear a codpiece, thereby to discloseWhat sex they are

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codpiece

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 78 words.

anis, apiece, Berenice, caprice, cassis, cease, coulisse, crease, Dumfries, fils, fleece, geese, grease, Greece, kris, lease, Lucrece, MacNeice,

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codpiece

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 78 words.

anis, apiece, Berenice, caprice, cassis, cease, coulisse, crease, Dumfries, fils, fleece, geese, grease, Greece, kris, lease, Lucrece, MacNeice,

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codpiece

Colin Blakemore and Sheila Jennett.

in The Oxford Companion to the Body

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 646 words.

When the early seventeenth-century English playwright John Marston wrote in his Satires,Nay then, I'll never rail at those

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codpiece / ~s <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 12 words.

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The King and the Codpiece

Ruth Ahnert.

in The Cambridge Quarterly

September 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Art; Film; Music. 2672 words.

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cod

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 43 words.

husk OE. (surviving dial., as in peascod pea-shell); scrotum; (pl.) testicles XIV; hence codpiece XV. OE. cod(d) bag,

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bracket

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 68 words.

[L16th]

This support is apparently via French braguette from Spanish bragueta ‘codpiece, bracket, corbel’. The base is Latin brāca,

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Rabelais

Cave Terence.

in The Cornucopian Text

October 1985; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 15470 words.

This chapter examines cornucopian text problems in French Renaissance writing in the context of Francois Rabelais' works. It suggests that Rabelais' notion of the book as a cornucopia can...

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Anne Hyde

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

(1637–71).

Though she did not survive to become queen herself, two of Anne Hyde's daughters, Mary (b. 1662) and Anne (b. 1665), became queen. The daughter of Edward Hyde, earl of...

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