Meaning of “chastity belt” in the English Dictionary

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"chastity belt" in British English

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chastity beltnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtʃæs.tə.ti ˌbelt/ us /ˈtʃæs.tə.t̬i ˌbelt/

a device that some women were forced to wear in the past to prevent them from having sex. It had a part that went between the woman's legs and a lock so that it could not be removed.

(Definition of “chastity belt” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)