1. The practice of unlawful intercourse with the other sex; fornication; lewdness.

2. The sin of worshiping idols; idolatry. O ephraim, thou committest whoredom, and Israel is defiled; they will not . . . Turn unto their god. (hos. V. 3, 4)

Origin: OE. Hordom; cf. Icel. Hrdmr.

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