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  • 141fish-monger — 1) a dealer in or seller of fish 2) a bawd, presumably a corruption of flesh monger, dating from the mid sixteenth century 3) a pimp (slang since the 1500s) 4) a lecher or whoremonger (1800s Britain) …

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  • 142fishmonger — 1) a dealer in or seller of fish 2) a bawd, presumably a corruption of flesh monger, dating from the mid sixteenth century 3) a pimp (slang since the 1500s) 4) a lecher or whoremonger (1800s Britain) …

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  • 143bhel- — I. bhel 1 To shine, flash, burn; shining white and various bright colors. Derivatives include blue, bleach, blind, blond, blanket, black, flagrant, and flame. I. Suffixed full grade form …

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  • 144bawdry — /baw dree/, n. 1. Archaic. lewdness; obscenity; bawdiness. 2. Obs. a. the business of a prostitute. b. illicit intercourse; fornication. [1350 1400; ME bawdery. See BAWD, ERY] * * * …

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  • 145bawdy — bawdily, adv. bawdiness, n. /baw dee/, adj., bawdier, bawdiest, n. adj. 1. indecent; lewd; obscene: another of his bawdy stories. n. 2. coarse or indecent talk or writing; bawdry; bawdiness: a collection of Elizabethan bawdy. [1505 15; BAWD + Y1] …

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  • 146Calamity Jane — (Martha Jane Canary Burke) 1852? 1903, U.S. frontier markswoman. * * * orig. Martha Jane Cannary born May 1, 1852?, near Princeton, Mo.?, U.S. died Aug. 1, 1903, Terry, near Deadwood, S.D. U.S. frontierswoman. She grew up in Montana and worked in …

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  • 147Measure for Measure — a comedy (1604) by Shakespeare. * * * ▪ work by Shakespeare  a “dark” comedy in five acts by William Shakespeare (Shakespeare, William), written about 1603–04 and published in the First Folio of 1623 from a transcript of an authorial draft. The… …

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  • 148merdurinous — adjective Consisting of excrement and urine. Theſe are the right paternes of an induſtrious Bawd, for ſhee pickes her living out of the layſtall or dunghil of our vices ; if ſhe thrive and grow fat, it is with the Merdurinous draffe of our… …

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  • 149bawdily — adverb /ˈbɑdɪli/ In a bawdy manner; lewdly or obscenely with humorous intent. But, Lord! to hear how W. Symons do commend and look sadly and then talk bawdily and merrily, though his wife was dead but the other day, would make a dogg laugh. See… …

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  • 150lily-livered — adjective Cowardly, lacking bravery. . . . a lily livered, action taking knave . . . ; one that wouldst be a bawd, in way of good service, and art nothing but the composition of a knave, beggar, coward, pandar, and the son and heir of a mongrel… …

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  • 151As I Was Going Down Sackville Street — As I Was Going Down Sackville Street: A Phantasy in Fact is a book by Oliver St. John Gogarty. Published in 1937, it was Gogarty s first extended prose work and was described by its author as something new in form: neither a memoir nor a novel… …

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  • 152Magic in Ithkar 2 —   Cove …

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  • 153Anne Turner (murderer) — Anne Turner Anne Turner on the way to the gallows Born Anne Norton January 5, 1576 Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, England Died …

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  • 154baudet — [ bodɛ ] n. m. • 1534; a. fr. bald « lascif » ♦ Fam. Âne. Loc. Être chargé comme un baudet, très chargé. Crier haro sur le baudet. Spécialt Âne mâle, étalon de l ânesse ou de la jument. ● baudet nom masculin (ancien français bald, baud, hardi)… …

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  • 155plantibody — (PLAN.tee.bawd.ee) n. An antibody produced by a genetically modified plant. Note that Plantibody™ is a trademark of Epicyte Pharmaceutical Inc. Example Citation: Tobacco, a plant responsible for the death of millions, is also the subject of… …

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  • 156Dame Sirith — (ca. 1272–1283)    The only extant FABLIAU written in English before CHAUCER, Dame Sirith is a poem of 450 lines composed in a mixed meter predominantly in six line TAIL RHYME stanzas rhyming aabccb (similar to Chaucer’s TALE OF SIR THOPAS), but… …

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  • 157Friar’s Tale, The —    by Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 1390)    The Friar’s Tale is one of Chaucer’s comic CANTERBURY TALES. Told by the pilgrim Friar, the quintessence of venality himself, the tale satirizes the abuses of summoners (officers of the ecclesiastical court)… …

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  • 158bitch — Synonyms and related words: Augean task, Herculean task, Jane, Jezebel, Partlet, Seeing Eye dog, air a grievance, backbreaker, bad woman, baggage, ballbuster, bandog, battle ax, bawd, beef, beefing, beguile, beldam, bellyache, bellyaching, betray …

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  • 159call girl — Synonyms and related words: B girl, Cyprian, Paphian, bawd, daughter of joy, drab, erring sister, fallen woman, fille de joie, harlot, hooker, hustler, meretrix, painted woman, poule, prostitute, scarlet woman, stew, streetwalker, unfortunate… …

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  • 160drab — Synonyms and related words: bag, bat, bawd, beige, beldam, biddy, bleak, boring, brown, brownish, brownish yellow, brunet, cheerless, chocolate, cinnamon, cocoa, cocoa brown, coffee, coffee brown, colorless, crone, cruiser, dead, deadened,… …

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