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harlot

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noun har·lot \ˈhär-lət\

Definition of harlot



Examples of harlot in a sentence

  1. <the touristy port town little resembled the haven for thieves, cutthroats, and harlots it had once been>



Origin and Etymology of harlot

Middle English, rogue, buffoon, female prostitute, from Anglo-French herlot beggar, vagabond


First Known Use: 15th century


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