olisbos

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὄλισβος (ólisbos), from ὀλισθεῖν (olistheîn, to slip, glide).

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Noun[edit]

olisbos (plural olisboi or olisbos)

  1. A dildo.
    • 1958, Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita:
      I had blazed in her face an olisbos-like flashlight.
    • 1974, Guy Davenport, Tatlin!:
      At quiet hour in the afternoon they were adepts of the olisbos, baubon, and finger.
    • 1932, Sexual Life in Ancient Greece, Panther 1969, p. 287:
      A bowl of Pamphaeus in the British Museum shows a naked hetaira who has two olisboi in her hand; apparently there is a similar representation on a bowl of Euphronius.

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

olisbos m (plural olisbos)

  1. dildo (artificial phallus)

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