He raised a hand to block, but she kicked him in the groin, and then in the neck.
The Tsar's foot, in the narrow pointed boot then fashionable, touched the groin of the bobtailed bay mare he rode, his hand in a white glove gathered up the reins, and he moved off accompanied by an irregularly swaying sea of aides-de-camp.
She tried to bring a knee into his groin, but he dodged in anticipation.
Actually, her legs felt like stumps and her groin muscles were knotted with pain.
In 1-5 percent of children, a hernia results when a feature of fetal anatomy in the inguinal area of the groin (processus vaginalis, the space through which the testis or ovaries descend) fails to close normally after birth.