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MALE. Of the masculine sex; of the sex that begets young; the sex opposed to the female. Vide Gender; Man; Sex; Worthiest of blood.

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The black male's arena, by contrast, lies beyond the home.
339) In this modest proposal, it is suggested that one percent of each African American male's Social Security contributions--indeed, all participants of the Social Security Fund--could be allowed for individual investment in the markets from the beginning of their contribution to the Fund.
The most emphasized responses of participants regarding the male's role in a relationship with a female were that he should be loyal and committed and should have sex.
During mating, the female may twist around, bite off the male's head and eat it!
Each male's territory was mapped from three to five times during the breeding season, and more often if territory takeovers were observed.
When considering an adult male's production of a cultural artifact, then we should not rush to depth-psychological interpretation of his primordial bisexuality as it was managed by mother and father (as traditional Oedipal criticism has it) or to a chronicle of his "imaginary" identifications (as some current Lacanian criticism has it).
One possible agenda is the male's dear interest in fathering the female's chicks.
The Beau Geste theory envisioned that multiple songs would make a male's territory appear to be held by a forbiddingly large population.
Small bluegill males that don't seek territories dart in and release sperm at the final moment of a territory-holding male's courtship.