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[55]  ‘Yard’ was the word used for ‘Penis’ as of 1379, and Steven Blankaart’s definition of ‘Penis’ in his “Physical Dictionary of 1684” is: "the Yard, made up of two nervous Bodies, the Channel, Nut, Skin, and Fore-skin, etc."


      I decided to keep the various terms Mary used for the various private parts in her memoir, because otherwise this publication might seem too vulgar for the modern, educated and self-respecting reader.

Still, won't you share with us your own private nicknames of your own private parts?

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