from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who commits adultery with another man's wife.
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Jealousy is worse; her fits present to a man, like so many bubbles in a basin of water, twenty several crabbed faces, many times makes his own shadow his cuckold-maker.
He was the manifest ruffian, wencher, whoremonger, and most infamous cuckold-maker that ever breathed.
_ No, you are not acquainted with him, the more's the pity; you do not know him, under this disguise, for the greatest cuckold-maker in all Spain.
_ Limberham must have found me out; that _fe-fa-fum_ of a keeper would have smelt the blood of a cuckold-maker: They say, he was peeping and butting about in every cranny.
And you, young apple-squire, and old cuckold-maker;