Sentence Examples


  • Whether you're an Elizabethan gentleman with an extra-special codpiece or a sexy Santa Claus who comes bearing gifts that keep on giving, you can amuse and delight in a number of fun ways.
  • A comparable example is the codpiece, which was fashionable in the sixteenth century, and part of the well-dressed European man's ensemble.
  • Leggings were some variation of hosiery, either woven or sewn, usually topped off with a codpiece (which could double as a coin-purse).
  • Unlike the nobles, commoners did not use the size of their codpiece as an indication of status or virility.
  • The codpiece and the twenty-first century men's Speedo or thong swimming-suit function the same way.