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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A woman prostitute.

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

  • n. a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
  • n. a small casserole in which individual portions can be cooked and served

Etymologies

French, chicken, prostitute, feminine diminutive of coq, cock, from Old French; see cock1.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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