malkin

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noun mal·kin \ˈmȯ(l)-kən, ˈmal-\

Definition of malkin

  1. 1 dialectal, chiefly British :  an untidy woman :  slattern

  2. 2 dialectal, chiefly British a :  catb :  hare

Origin and Etymology of malkin

Middle English malkyn servant woman, from Malkyn, diminutive of the name Maud


First Known Use: 13th century

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