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Noun: bowdlerisation  ,bowd-lu-ru'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,bowd-lu-rI'zey-shun [Brit]
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: bowdlerization)
  1. Written material that has been bowdlerized
    - bowdlerization
  2. The act of deleting or modifying all passages considered to be indecent
    - bowdlerization

Derived forms: bowdlerisations

Type of: castration, expurgation, piece of writing, writing, written material

Encyclopedia: Bowdlerisation