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stag party

a social gathering or outing for men only.
a party given a bachelor by his male friends before his marriage, often on the night before the wedding, ranging from a formal gathering to a night of carousing.
a gathering for men only, especially one for the purpose of watching sexually titillating movies or exhibitions.
Origin of stag party
1850-55, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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stag party

A social gathering for men exclusively, often involving entertainment considered unsuitable for women. For example, They wanted to give him a stag party before the wedding but John wasn't interested. This idiom uses stag in the sense of “a man unaccompanied by a woman.” [ c. 1850 ]
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