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Harlot, 1) applied to men as well as women, a lewd person, a rascallion; “she with --s feasted in my house,” Err. V, 205. “away, my disposition, and possess me some --'s spirit,” Cor. III, 2, 112. “Helen and Hero hildings and --s,” Rom. II, 4, 45.
2) Applied only to women, a prostitute, a strumpet: Err. IV, 4, 104. Tim. I, 2, 67. IV, 3, 79. Caes. II, 1, 287. Hml. III, 1, 51. IV, 5, 118. Oth. IV, 2, 239 (Ff. harlotry).
Adjectively: “my h. brow,” Err. II, 2, 138. “the h. king,” Wint. II, 3, 4. “that h. strumpet Shore,” R3 III, 4, 73.
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