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dildo

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an object used as a substitute for an erect penis
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Scores of vibrators and dildoes are displayed boldly on the shelves-customers are encouraged to handle them.
To defeat the dildo, the narrator of A Spy on Mother Midnight makes Maria burn the offender, and imagines a giant bonfire in which all of England's dildos are destroyed--a fantasy which echoes a recent event in which an English mob intercepted and burned a shipment of French dildos, and which is re-imagined in the 1739 erotic poem "Dildoides": "Priapus thus, in Box opprest,/Burnt, like a Phoenix in her Nest;/But with this fatal Diff'rence dies,/No Dildoes from his Ashes rise.
Additionally, with respect to a court's refusal to accede to the request of a convicted "murderer named Beldotti [who] apparently killed in order to gratify sadistic sexual desires" that "the dildoes, photos of the victim, the trash bags in which she had been placed, and other sexual paraphernalia be returned to his representatives outside prison," Nussbaum insisted in Hiding from Humanity that "outrage is sufficient to explain the result and why it is correct; we do not need to rely on disgust.