wedgelike

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  • wedge-like

Etymology[edit]

wedge +‎ -like

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wedgelike (comparative more wedgelike, superlative most wedgelike)

  1. Shaped like a wedge.
    • 1749, John Cleland, Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure, Part 3
      He looks, he feels, and satisfies himself: the driving forward with fury, its prodigious stiffness, thus impacted, wedgelike, breaks the union of those parts, and gain'd him just the insertion of the tip of it, lip-deep; which being sensible of, he improved his advantage, and following well his stroke, in a straight line, forcibly deepens his penetration

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