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EUNUCH. A male whose organs of generation have been so far removed or disorganized, that he is rendered incapable of reproducing his species. Domat, Lois Civ. liv. prel. tit. 2, s. 1, n. 10.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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A MAN walks into a bar and finds an award-winning novelist reading a book about Chinese Eunuchs.
Chaz has been so immersed in research for the novel he has not only been reading the aforementioned, Chinese Eunuchs: The Structure of Intimate Politics, but even tried learning Mandarin.
For an anecdotal introduction to eunuchs in Chinese history, see Mitamura Taisuke, Chinese Eunuchs: The Structure of Intimate Politics(Tokyo, 1970, 2nd printing 1992) a translation of Kangan: sokkin seiji no kozo (Tokyo, 1963).
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