Canonical Disability

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Meaning of Canonical Disability

A euphemism for impotency or incapacity for copulation.

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What does Canonical Disability mean in American Law?

The definition of Canonical Disability in the law of the United States, as defined by the lexicographer Arthur Leff in his legal dictionary is:

One of the canonical impediments (to a wholly valid marriage) was impotency. Hence this term was frequently used as a euphemism for that unhappy state.

Canonical Disability


See Also

  • See impotence.






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