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VEN'ERY, noun [from Venus.] The pleasures of the bed.

Contentment, without the pleasure of lawful venery is continence; of unlawful, chastity.

VEN'ERY, noun [Latin venor, to hunt, that is, to drive or rush.]

The act or exercise of hunting; the sports of the chase.

Beasts of venery and fishes.