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quean

noun

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a boldly flirtatious or sexually promiscuous woman
  • in pirate tales there's always the raucous tavern and its cadre of buxom queans

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The first known use of quean was before the 12th century

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“Quean.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/quean. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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