codpiece, cod-piece (n.) Old form(s): Cod-peece
penis
KL III.ii.27[Fool singing to Lear] The cod-piece that will house / Before the head has any [i.e. has any covering]
MM III.ii.109[Lucio to disguised Duke] what a ruthless thing is this ... for the rebellion of a cod-piece to take away the life of a man
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