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- (now rare) Masturbation.
- 1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069; The Anatomy of Melancholy: […], 2nd corrected and augmented edition, Oxford: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, 1624, OCLC 54573970, (please specify |partition=1, 2, or 3):, I.iii.2.4:
- it troubles me to think of, much more to relate, those frequent aborts and murdering of infants in their nunneries […], those rapes, incests, adulteries, mastuprations, sodomies, buggeries of monks and friars.
- 1985, Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked:
- She had caught him at the age of twelve in the act of mastupration. Unseemly, unroman, Greekish, Jewish. Well, in a sense he had done nothing but mastuprate since taking the purple.