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  • 141 trull — a low prostitute or concubine; a drab, strumpet, trollop [OED], 1510s, from Ger. trulle, perhaps cognate with TROLL (Cf. troll) (n.), or perhaps from TROLL (Cf. troll) (v.), Cf. M.H.G. trolle awkward fellow …

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  • 142 trull —    obsolete a prostitute    A corruption of trollop:     Am sure I scared the Dauphin and his trull,    When arm in arm they both came swiftly running. (Shakespeare, I Henry VI) …

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  • 143 lollop — verb (lollops, lolloping, lolloped) move in an ungainly way in a series of clumsy bounds. Origin C18: prob. from loll, assoc. with trollop …

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  • 144 trull — n. Drab, strumpet, prostitute, harlot, whore, courtesan, bawd, punk, trollop, Cyprian, street walker, night walker, woman of the town …

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  • 145 dowdy — I. a. [Said of women.] Slovenly (in dress), slatternly, ill dressed, vulgar looking, awkward. II. n. Slattern, trollop, ill dressed or vulgar looking woman …

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  • 146 drab — I. n. 1. Strumpet, prostitute, trull. See courtesan. 2. Slut, draggle tail, trollop, slattern, dowdy, slovenly woman. 3. Brownish yellow cloth, dull brown woollen stuff, dun colored cloth. 4. Dun, dull brown, brownish yellow, dun color. II. a …

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  • 147 harlot — noun, archaic stay off that street, unless you want to be mistaken for a harlot Syn: prostitute, whore, fille de joie, call girl; promiscuous woman; informal hooker, hustler, tramp; dated streetwalker, hussy, lady of the evening, tart, pro,… …

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  • 148 hussy — noun in this farcical version, Juliet is portrayed as a shameless hussy Syn: minx, coquette, tease, seductress, Lolita, Jezebel; slut, harlot, loose woman; informal floozy, tart, vamp, tramp; dated trollop; archaic jade, strumpet …

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  • 149 prostitute — 1. noun undercover cops posing as prostitutes Syn: call girl, whore; informal hooker; working girl, lady of the evening, streetwalker, member of the oldest profession, tart, moll, fille de joie, escort, courtesan, hustler; ho; dated scarlet woman …

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  • 150 slut — noun she dressed like a slut and didn t act much better Syn: promiscuous woman, prostitute, whore; informal tart, floozy, tramp, hooker, hustler; dated scarlet woman, loose woman, hussy, trollop; archaic harlot, strumpet, wanton …

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  • 151 vamp — noun, informal a tawny haired vamp Syn: seductress, temptress, siren, femme fatale, sex kitten, trollop, home wrecker, man eater; flirt, coquette, tease …

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  • 152 baggage — n 1. luggage, suitcases, valises, trunks, bags, saddlebags, carpetbags; packages, pack, bundle, burden,load. 2. effects, things, paraphernalia, trappings, gear, viaticum, Law. movables; accouterment, equippage, equipment, supplies, apparatus. 3.… …

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  • 153 call girl — n prostitute, lady of the evening, woman of the profession, Mrs. Warren, Fr. fille de joie; demimondaine, demirep, loose woman, fallen woman, woman of ill repute, white slave; trollop, strumpet, Archaic. wench, trull, drab, quean; paramour,… …

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  • 154 courtesan — n prostitute, harlot, whore, woman of ill repute, trollop, strumpet, quean; lady of the evening, call girl, Fr. fille de joie.Cyprian; woman of the profession, member of the oldest profession, Mrs. Warren; paramour, concubine, mistress, kept… …

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  • 155 demimondaine — n 1. demirep, cocotte, loose woman, fallen woman, harlot, whore, hussy, slut, slattern, tramp, vamp, wanton, white slave, Sl. bitch, Sl. broad, Sl. chippy. 2. prostitute, lady of the evening, woman of the profession, Mrs. Warren, Fr. fille de… …

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  • 156 drab — I adj 1. dun, dun colored, dull brown, dull gray, mouse colored, Inf. mousy. 2. dull, dreary, dingy, flat, mat, lusterless, lackluster, Scot, and North Eng. blae; dark, dismal, cheerless, Scot. ourie. 3. dead, lifeless, spiritless, uninspired,… …

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  • 157 harlot — n 1. whore, hussy, slut, slattern, demirep, cocotte, demimondaine, loose woman, fallen woman, wanton, tramp, vamp, white slave, Sl. bitch, Sl. broad, Sl. chippy; prostitute, lady of the evening, woman of the profession, Mrs. Warren, Fr. fille de… …

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  • 158 hussy — n 1. vamp, seductress, temptress, Fr. femme fatale.Jezebel, Delilah; demimondaine, loose woman, strumpet, trollop, wench, jade, baggage, Sl. chippy, Sl. broad, Sl. piece, Chiefly Brit. Sl. tart. 2. malapert, minx, queen, brazenface, boldface, Inf …

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  • 159 jade — I n nephrite, jadeite, jadestone, gemstone. II n 1. hack, nag, padnag, crock, rosinante, whistler, roarer, Inf. bagabones or rackabones, Inf. rip, Sl. skate, Chiefly U.S. Sl. plug, Chiefly Brit. Sl. screw, (usu. a race horse) Sl. stiff. 2. hag,… …

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  • 160 Jezebel — n reprobate, loose woman, wanton, jade; whore, woman of easy virtue, easy woman, wench; drab, trull, trollop, hussy, baggage, grisette; pickup, slut, Sl. bitch, quean; strumpet, cocotte, scarlet woman, tart, Sl. floozy, Sl. chippy, Sl. broad;… …

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