Meaning of “codpiece” in the English Dictionary

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"codpiece" in British English

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codpiecenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒd.piːs/ us /ˈkɑːd.piːs/

Examples from literature

  • Some wore a jeweled and embroidered codpiece between their legs to emphasize their virility. 

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