Married off to Henry Thrale, a rich, priapic brewer, she bore him twelve children, of whom only four survived into adult life.
"phallic," 1786, with -ic + Priapus (Greek Priapos), son of Dionysus and Aphrodite, the god who personified male reproductive power. His name is of unknown origin.
priapic pri·a·pic (prī-ā'pĭk, -āp'ĭk) or pri·a·pe·an (prī'ə-pē'ən)adj.
Of, relating to, or resembling a phallus; phallic.
Relating to or excessively concerned with masculinity.