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like buggery

vulgar slang To a great degree; a lot. Primarily heard in UK. Gosh dang, that bee sting hurt like buggery! Her newest record has been selling like buggery.
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like buggery

to the maximum degree or extent. British vulgar slang
2002 ‘Sputnik’That Day in September ‘You can't die of cracked ribs, y'know.’ ‘They just hurt like buggery, that's all.’
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TERENCE GOODHALL CARE WORKER, 55 Ex-England water polo player, convicted of 14 indecent assaults and one buggery. Jailed for eight years in 2002
| John McGee, 73, charged with misconduct, four counts of assault, two counts of indecent assault, buggery without consent and wounding.
Conway, who was given a two year suspended sentence, admitted one count of buggery while Magilton, who was given a four year suspended term, admitted two counts of buggery and one of gross indecency.
If, however, like my mum and dad, you've worked your guts out, taken nothing in the way of handouts, paid off your mortgage and by some miracle managed to save a few measly quid, then come the death of a partner the State not only taxes you to buggery but says: "Sorry luv - you're on your own."
Brooten date the original Anglo-American buggery ban, 25 Hen.8 c.6, a product of Henry VIII's English Reformation, to the year 1533.
Five days later, after a further trial, she was convicted of aiding and abetting buggery against a different son, aged 12.
Buggery, I think, still remains in the Criminal Code in some measure, but it may have been replaced by "sexual assault" or some other euphemism.
When not engaging in buggery, he was known to practice burglary."
He has been charged with buggery, attempted buggery and indecent assault and released on conditional bail to appear before Staines Magistrates Court on Thursday.
Equally, the Audley name serves to evoke not only the buggery scandal itself but that other literary incarnation of it, Comus; at the same time that he destabilises the pretensions of his characters to status and legitimacy, Ford himself is revealed as powerfully aligned within the high literary tradition of Milton and Shakespeare.
Look forward to being warned about swarms of Haitians polluting America, the rampant spread of buggery and feminism, and other fantasies about the ideological and physical miscegenation of the good ol' U.S.
He denies the offences of indecent assault, buggery and attempted buggery against 11 complainants, who were aged between eight and 14 at the time of the alleged offences.
He also faces two charges of assault, four of buggery on a boy under 16, and three allegations of buggery on a male under 21 without consent.
He is also charged with four counts of buggery on a boy aged 11 to 14.