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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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This epochal conversion story has hitherto been discussed either as "the baptism of the eunuch" or as an example of "washing the Ethiopian." Such a separation is artificial, however, since the pilgrim's eunuchism and his blackness are equally and inextricably meaningful properties.
Beth suggested in 1967 that despite legal realist criticism, in the last two hundred years the common law tradition had increasingly encouraged a reluctance to engage in creative jurisprudence which amounted to "judicial eunuchism." Id.
Physical proximity to the capital and widespread poverty contributed to a strong tradition of eunuchism in local society south of the capital.