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  • n. A slut; a slatternly woman.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A slut; a slatternly woman.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A slatternly woman; a slut.
  • n. A loose morning-gown worn by women about the middle of the eighteenth century. It was trimmed with cuffs and ruffles of lace.


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  • "A female sloven, one whose clothes seem hung on with a pitch-fork, a careless trapes."

    - Francis Grose, 'The Vulgar Tongue'.

    September 12, 2008