eunuch


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a man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction

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Each candidate or applicant should submit a medical report, signed and stamped by two qualified and reliable doctors, testifying that they have personally examined the man and found him to be a genuine eunuch.
They included information about eunuchs, who either lost their reproductive organs in accidents or underwent castration to gain early access to the palace.
The welcome of eunuchs into the faith community is not the issue on the frontier of the church's mission with sexual minorities of our day.
The eunuch leader said that the SHO ordered Iqbal to get his plaza vacated from the eunuchs within a week, as the transgenders had refused to pay any money to the police officials.
The male lost his right palp at the tibia-tarsus joint (Fig 2B-arrow), as is common in self-castrated eunuch nephilids (Kuntner 2005, 2007).
In "The Raving Eunuch Monks," protagonist Gil McNeil moves from one deceitful moment to another, finally arriving at an instant in which he briefly senses how dangerous he has been to those he cared about and just how much he did care for them.
He refers to Ellen's character as a quirky eunuch and as "out and allegedly proud but never truly head over heels for one particular person.
Relief: King and Eunuch Attendant, 883-859 BC; Neo-Assyrian period, reign of Ashurnasirpal II.
Wittgenstein provides a necessary caveat to this essay's topic, which, baldly stated, is a chronological account of a hitherto-un-remarked cultural trope: the pairing of a eunuch and a blackamoor.
Masculinity and Eunuch Saints in Byzantium", "The Significance of the Tonsure", and more.
Reputed to be bisexual, the conquering hero is shown in a same-sex embrace with a Persian eunuch.
The lack of a eunuch voice is noted, and the presentation of the way eunuchs spoke is begun to be investigated.
As it happens, we are well-positioned as reviewers to appreciate as much of the GLBTI spectrum--we use the "I" for "intersexual"--as Roughgarden does: collectively we have lived our lives as male, female, straight, gay, transsexual, and eunuch.
For Augustine, the eunuch was a member of an alien religion.
Koprulu presented evidence to show that there were eunuchs in earlier Islamdom and that the Ottoman office of chief palace eunuch originated long after the conquest of Constantinople.