POLYGAMY, N. A House Of Atonement, Or Expiatory Chapel, Fitted With Several Stools Of Repentance, As Distinguished From Monogamy, Which Has But One.

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POLYGAMY, n. A house of atonement, or expiatory chapel, fitted with
several stools of repentance, as distinguished from monogamy, which
has but one.
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"