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come aloft Explained

come aloft at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Verb

Inter: head » en|verb|head=to come aloft
  • Inter: obsolete » slang To mount sexually; also, to have an erection.
    1. 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.x:
    2. : his louely wife emongst them lay, / Embraced of a Satyre rough and rude, / Who all the night did minde his ioyous play: / Nine times he heard him come aloft ere day, / That all his hart with gealosie did swell; / But yet that nights ensample did bewray, / That not for nought his wife them loued so well, / When one so oft a night did ring his matins bell.
    3. 1633, James Shirley, The Witty Fair One, IV.iv:
    4. : Fowler: I must kiss her:–(kisses her) – thou hast a down lip, and dost twang it handsomely; now to the business.
    5. : Penelope: This is not all I look for.

  • : Fowler (aside): She will not tempt me to come aloft, will she?