Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Sexual righteousness.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Purity; continence. That virtue which prevents the unlawful intercourse of the sexes. Also the state of purity or abstinence from uniawful sexual connection. People v. Brown, 71 Hun, 601, 24 N. Y. Supp. 1111; People v. Kehoe, 123 Cal. 224, 55 Pac. 911, 69 Am. St. Bep. 52; State v. Carron, 18 Iowa, 375, 87 Am. Dee, 401.
    —Chaste character. This term, as used in statutes, means actual personal virtue, and not reputation or good name. It may include the character of one who was formerly unchaste but is reformed. Kenyon v. People, 26 N. Y. 203, 84 Am. Dec. 177; Boak v. State, 5 Iowa, 430; People v. Nelson. 153 N. Y. 90, 46 N. H 1040, 60 Am. St. Rep. 592; People v. Mails, 94 Mich. 630, 54 N. W. 488.