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15 Terms for Women from 'The Rogue's Lexicon'


  1. Ace of spades: A widow
  2. Cat: A drunken prostitute; a cross old woman; a muff; a pewter pot
  3. Cherry pipe: A pipe; a full-grown woman
  4. Cows and kisses: Miss, or the ladies
  5. Corinthians: Bad women who move in respectable society
  6. Dimber-mort: Pretty girl; enchanting girl
  7. Ewe: An old woman dressed like a young girl, “An old ewe dressed lamb fashion,” “A while ewe,” a beautiful woman
  8. Fussock: An old fat woman
  9. Gilflirt: A proud, capricious woman
  10. Gooseberry-pudding: Woman
  11. A left-handed wife: A concubine. It was an ancient custom among the germans for a man, if he married his concubine, to give her his left hand, instead of the right
  12. Quail-pipe: A woman’s tongue
  13. Racklaw: A married woman
  14. Star-gazers: Prostitutes; street-walkers
  15. Tabby: An old maid; or a talkative old woman

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Duran Duran
Ordinary World


Duran Duran

"Ordinary World"

Duran Duran (The Wedding Album)

Been laying here for an hour, mind racing, heart pounding, anxious as could be, but this song kept drifting in and out of my head.
And now, I think it’s time for bed.

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