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European men around the same time wore codpieces to advertise their phallic prowess.
The show begins with a prologue delivered (in Italian, with supertitles) by a commedia dell’arte-style clown in a codpiece (an antic Francesca Sarah Toich), who gleefully describes the transformative power of love.
The Bulge, the Tumor, the codpiece, was the safest place structurally in all of Trump Land by then.
A rare touring drama, a double-dose of the Phantom and Shakespeare in an enormous codpiece highlight the 2017-18 Hennepin Theatre Trust season, announced Monday.
Ty Lue has instructed all of his players to wear metal codpieces beneath their shorts to increase the likelihood that Draymond Green will have to exit the series with a severe foot injury.
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Origin and Etymology of codpiece
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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