- ‘What is reading but a vice, like drink or venery or any other form of excessive self-indulgence?’
- ‘And further, it is greatly irritated by constant contact with the clothing and stimulates venery and coitus.’
- ‘Art, literature and music have amplified this veneration for venery.’
- ‘Rarely use venery but for health or offspring, never to dullness, weakness, or the injury of your own or another's peace or reputation.’
Late Middle English: from medieval Latin veneria, from venus, vener- sexual love.
- ‘So we are, as Phil said, more concerned with the art of venery rather than the galloping over other people's land.’
- ‘We feel that it is one of the finest hunts of venery that we actually see.’
Middle English: from Old French venerie, from vener to hunt from Latin venari.