Defloration

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DEFLORATION. The act by which a woman is deprived of her virginity.
     2. When this is done unlawfully, and against her will, it bears the name of rape, (q.v.) when she consents, it is fornication. (q.v.)

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FATAL ATTRACTION: Ireland's youth are losing virginity by the age of 20
Average age for losing virginity is 17, but 11 per cent are still virgins at of 25.