from The Century Dictionary.

  • See malkin.


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  • "A general name for a cat; also a parcel of rags fastened to the end of a stick, to clean an oven; also a figure set up in a garden to scare the birds; likewise an awkward woman. The cove's so scaly, he'd spice a malkin of his jazey; the fellow is so mean, that he would rob a scare-crow of his old wig."

    September 5, 2008

  • Forget buffalo. In the parlours of 1811 everyone was talking about an oven-cleaning tatterdemalion pussy on a pole, plonked in the garden to scare the crows off a jezebel.

    Maulkin maulkin maulkin maulkin, maulkin maulkin maulkin.

    October 31, 2008