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That is to say, the act of coition is the essential clue to sex.

All the animals in Paradise enjoyed the sensual passion of coition.

This leaves only coition and revolution as the basic motions.

Instead of an agent and a patient in coition, one has "conactus."

Enoch was conveyed, who was begotten by coition, and who begot by coition.

Of all bad things in all the world, such manner of coition is the worst!

There are others who may know there is some difference, but into whose minds the thought of coition has never once entered.

What really took place was a miscarriage, in my opinion, superinduced by coition.

The numerous stratagems invented by debauch to annihilate the natural consequences of coition, have all the same end in view.

The operations performed on females are obviously dictated by considerations of convenience or propriety in coition.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, "going together, coming together," from Late Latin coitionem (nominative coitio), noun of action from coitus, past participle of coire "to go together, come together" (see coitus). Meaning "sexual copulation" is attested in English from 1610s.

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