harlot

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har·lot / ˈhärlət/ • n. archaic a prostitute or promiscuous woman. DERIVATIVES: har·lot·ry / -trē/ n.

harlot

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harlot †vagabond, rascal, low fellow XIII; †itinerant jester; †male servant; †‘fellow’ XIV; prostitute XV. — OF. (h)arlot, herlot young fellow, knave, vagabond.
Hence harlotry XIV.

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