abuse a bed
   obsolete to cuckold
   Not just to leap about on it:
    See the hell of having a false woman. My bed shall be abused. (Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Bed Bath & Beyond — Infobox Company company name = Bed Bath Beyond, Inc. company company type = nasdaq|BBBY company slogan = Beyond any store of its kind. foundation = 1971 location = Union Township, Union County, New Jersey key people = Warren Eisenberg (co… …   Wikipedia

  • A Good Start, Considering — is a novel by Peter Ryde.As World War II comes to an end, an 11 year old London boy, Alan Carey, has lost his father in action and his mother and elder brother in an air raid. His grandmother dies just before Alan starts grammar school and he is… …   Wikipedia

  • A Sportsman's Sketches — (also known as The Hunting Sketches and Sketches from a Hunter s Album) was an 1852 collection of short stories by Ivan Turgenev. It was the first major writing that gained him recognition. He wrote this collection of short stories based on his… …   Wikipedia

  • A Trick to Catch the Old One — is a Jacobean comedy written by Thomas Middleton, first published in 1608. The play is a satire in the sub genre of city comedy.The play was entered into the Stationers Register on Oct. 7, 1607 by the printer George Eld, and published by him in… …   Wikipedia

  • A Thousand Splendid Suns — Infobox Book | name = A Thousand Splendid Suns title orig = translator = image caption = First edition cover author = Khaled Hosseini cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Novel publisher = Riverhead Books(and …   Wikipedia

  • Faith Chapel Church ritual abuse case — The Faith Chapel Church ritual abuse case was a case of a developmentally disabled individual charged with child sexual abuse in 1991 as part of the satanic ritual abuse moral panic. After a seven month long trial the accused was found not guilty …   Wikipedia

  • List of films portraying paedophilia or sexual abuse of minors — This article presents a list of films portraying pedophilia or sexual abuse of minors. The attraction or abuse may be to a single specific individual or to several children. The pedophilic attraction or sexual abuse may be central to the plot or… …   Wikipedia

  • The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling — infobox Book | name = Tom Jones title orig = The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling translator = image caption = Title page from the 1749 edition author = Henry Fielding illustrator = cover artist = country = Britain language = English series =… …   Wikipedia

  • Roman Polanski sexual abuse case — In March 1977, film director Roman Polanski was arrested and charged with a number of offenses against Samantha Geimer, a 13 year old girl[1] – rape by use of drugs, perversion, sodomy, lewd and lascivious act upon a child under 14, and… …   Wikipedia

  • List of words having different meanings in British and American English: A–L — Differences between American and British English American English …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”