Ven"er*y (?), n. [L. Venus, Veneris, the goddess of love.]

Sexual love; sexual intercourse; coition.

Contentment, without the pleasure of lawful venery, is continence; of unlawful, chastity. Grew.


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Ven"er*y, n. [OE. venerie, F. v'enerie, fr. OF. vener to hunt, L. venari. See Venison.]

The art, act, or practice of hunting; the sports of the chase.

"Beasts of venery and fishes."

Sir T. Browne.

I love hunting and venery. Chaucer.


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