Sexual relations between a man and a boy (usually anal intercourse with the boy as a passive partner)(noun)
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Use "paederasty" in a sentence
"Greek paederasty is explained by gender inferiority but then accounted for by the "peculiar nature" of the Greeks."
"It was probably at this comparatively late period that certain foreign customs of a sadly lowering character were adopted by this plastic and impressible people, who learnt the vice of paederasty from the Greeks, and adopted from the"
"Eric Clarke largely passes over Shelley's essay; he notes that Shelley could not get over an incongruity between Greek paederasty and Greek philosophy as thus he "postulated wet daydreams as the true source" behind homoeroticism (127)."