Definitions

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  • n. One who chases women in a lecherous manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who wenches; a lewd man.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who wenches; a lewd man.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who patronizes prostitutes

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Examples

  • Mudge the great thief, Mudge the great drunk, Mudge the great wencher, Mudge the great ...

    The Lives of Felix Gunderson

  • He was the manifest ruffian, wencher, whoremonger, and most infamous cuckold-maker that ever breathed.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • My older brother-well, he may have the law behind him, but he was a wencher and a ne'er-do-well when I left, and I haven't heard he's improved.

    Oathbreaker

  • "I wouldn't run out permanent on my best friend, even if he is a liar, a cheat, a thief, a drunk and an incorrigible wencher."

    The Time of the Transference

  • A slender one, boyish of waist and of wit, For wencher as well as for sodomite fit.

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume IV

  • The son is a gambler, a spendthrift, and a wencher, while they say the father is a villain, a miser, and a tightass.

    Unforseen Return

  • Among other discourse, my cozen Roger told us a thing certain, that the Archbishop of Canterbury; that now is, do keep a wench, and that he is as very a wencher as can be; and tells us it is

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete 1667 N.S.

  • But he makes no more of doubt to say that the Archbishop is a wencher, and known to be so, which is one of the most astonishing things that I have heard of, unless it be, what for certain he says is true, that my Lady

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Volume 55: July 1667

  • Mafter Sad, take a tiyith; 'Tis a folly to believe any woman loves a man for being conftant to another; they dilTemble their hearts only, and hate a man in love worfe than a wencher.

    A Select Collection of Old Plays

  • Among other discourse, my cozen Roger told us a thing certain, that the Archbishop of Canterbury; that now is, do keep a wench, and that he is as very a wencher as can be; and tells us it is a thing publickly known that Sir Charles Sidley had got away one of the Archbishop's wenches from him, and the Archbishop sent to him to let him know that she was his kinswoman, and did wonder that he would offer any dishonour to one related to him.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Volume 55: July 1667

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