crime against nature

noun phrase

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1683, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of crime against nature was in 1683

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“Crime against nature.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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crime against nature

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: 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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