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- n. A strumpet; a wanton girl.
- adj. giddy; inconstant; wanton
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Giddi; light; inconstant; wanton.
- n. A wanton; a lascivious or light, giddy girl.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See giglet.
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Torrens (p. 48) translates it “the giglot” (Fortune?) but “cannot discover the drift.”
But she, the giglot wanton, did not break a bedvow.
The young ladies followed her to her private sitting-room, where Agatha received a stern reprimand for the crime of laughing too loud, and was told she was no better than a silly giglot, who would probably bring herself some day to dire disgrace.
Torrens (p. 48) translates it "the giglot" (Fortune?) but "cannot discover the drift."
"And out of my house thou goest this day," was the conclusion, "thou shameful, giglot hussey!