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wanton a childish, feeble, effeminate person. “A cocker'd silken wanton,” KING JOHN, v. 1. 70 ; “you make a wanton of me,” HAMLET, v. 2. 291. (With the second of these passages compare “Mignoter. To . . . handle gently . . . use tenderly, make a wanton of.” Cotgrave's Fr. and Engl. Dict. )

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