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family jewels

plural noun, Slang.
1.
the male genitals.
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  • You would be wearing the family-jewels, reluctantly surrendered to you by my aunt.

    Zuleika Dobson Max Beerbohm
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family jewels

noun phrase

The testicles; nuts: A kick in the family jewels will often dampen a man's ardor (1920s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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