What does the word eunuch mean?

Usage examples for eunuch

  1. And whilst Jill pinched herself to see if she was really there or no, the eunuch, with joy- filled eye, and teeth glistening in a smile of utter satisfaction, gently tightened his grip on the velvety, tawny throat. – Desert Love by Joan Conquest
  2. Men were regarded as virtuous when they were brave, when they were honest; the idea of using the expression in its later sense occurred, if at all, in jest merely, as a synonym for the eunuch. – Imperial Purple by Edgar Saltus
  3. Presently the semicircle arose to receive a eunuch, who lodged somewhere in the house. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
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