crime against nature

noun phrase

Definition of crime against nature 

: sodomy

First Known Use of crime against nature

1683, in the meaning defined above

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crime against nature

Legal Definition of crime against nature 

: a sexual act (as of bestiality) that is regarded by the law as abnormal also : the crime of committing such an act

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