Gill-flirt
Gill-flirt Gill"-flirt`, n. A thoughtless, giddy girl; a flirt-gill. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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  • gill|flirt — «JIHL FLURT», noun. Archaic. a giddy girl …   Useful english dictionary

  • gill-flirt — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flirt-gill — n. A woman of light behavior; a gill flirt. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] You heard him take me up like a flirt gill. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flirt — (v.) 1550s, originally to turn up one s nose, sneer at, then to rap or flick, as with the fingers (1560s). The noun is first attested 1540s, from the verb, with the meaning stroke of wit. It s possible that the original word was imitative, along… …   Etymology dictionary

  • flirt-gill — noun or flirt gillian Etymology: flirt (II) + fill (girl) obsolete : a pert or wanton woman …   Useful english dictionary

  • flirt-gillian — noun see flirt gill …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jill-flirt — n. A light, giddy, or wanton girl or woman. See {Gill flirt}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jill-flirt — variant of gill flirt …   Useful english dictionary

  • jilt-flirt — erron. form of gill flirt …   Useful english dictionary

  • jillflirt — gillˈflirt or jillˈflirt noun (archaic) A wanton girl • • • Main Entry: ↑gill …   Useful english dictionary

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