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body search

a form of search by police, customs officials, etc., that involves examination of a prisoner's or suspect's bodily orifices
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Last night a spokesman for BALPA said no official complaints about the body-searches had yet been received.
If I had any doubts they went out the door when I had the body-search.''
Loke claimed that Vigneswaran not only violated the mandatory dress code when accessing the premier lounge, but also rebuked on-duty staff who had explained the protocol, and also refused to be body-searched.
'Even as a minister, when I pass through any gate here (at the airport), I have to be body-searched as well.
Every visitors of the forum would be body-searched and the entry cards will be checked.
THE Royal Family and Prime Minister Tony Blair will be body-searched at tightened airport security checks in Britain under proposals put to MPs.
RACE fans will be body-searched before the start of this year's Grand National.
Both sets of fans will be body-searched up to three times as they file into the Rome stadium.