In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- So, she devises an incredibly complex scheme that requires Phillippe to deflower many virgins.
- The count plots to exercise his droit de seigneur, the right of titled men to deflower the brides of lesser folk.
- Gerard Butler is never a threat in any way, except maybe as a candidate to deflower Christine.
- This was a bride snatching, so that one man could marry and deflower a girl on her wedding day mainly to anger a rival.
- But modern tales about an older man deflowering a girl take a gauzier view: Often the girl does the seducing, and the affair leads to her empowerment.
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