Procurer+or++procuress

  • 1 Procuress — Pro*cur ess, n. A female procurer, or pander. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 procurer — ► NOUN (fem. procuress) 1) a person who obtains a woman as a prostitute for another person. 2) Law a person who causes someone to do something or something to happen …

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  • 3 procuress — noun A female procurer. The Spaniard, who will seduce any girl he can, is pitiless under like circumstances to his own womenkind; so there is much weeping, the girl is turned out of doors and falls readily into the hands of the procuress. In the… …

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  • 4 procuress — I procurer, procuress (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pander, bawd, pimp; obtainer. See evildoer, purchase, acquisition. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. whoremonger, whore, madam; see prostitute …

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  • 5 procurer — I procurer, procuress (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pander, bawd, pimp; obtainer. See evildoer, purchase, acquisition. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. pander, whoremonger, bawd*, runner*; see pimp …

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  • 6 procuress — /proh kyoor is, preuh /, n. a woman who procures prostitutes. [1375 1425; late ME; see PROCURER, ESS] Usage. See ess. * * * …

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  • 7 procurer — Synonyms and related words: accepter, acquirer, addressee, audience, auditor, bawd, beholder, consignee, fancy man, getter, gigolo, hearer, holder, listener, looker, madam, maquereau, obtainer, pander, panderer, payee, pimp, procuress, receiver,… …

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  • 8 procurer — n pimp, pander, panderer, whoremonger, Sl. flesh peddler, Sl. hustler, U.S. Sl. sweetman, Fr. maquereau; procuress, Archaic. bawd, madam; white slaver, smuggler, runner; go between, intermediary, middleman, agent, solicitor; purveyor, supplier,… …

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  • 9 procurer — /prəˈkjʊərə/ (say pruh kyoouhruh) noun someone who procures, especially one who procures clients for a prostitute, as a pander or pimp. –procuress, feminine noun …

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  • 10 procurer — n. (fem. procuress) a person who obtains women for prostitution. Etymology: ME f. AF procurour, OF procureur f. L procurator: see PROCURATOR …

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  • 11 procuress — noun a woman pimp • Hypernyms: ↑pimp, ↑procurer, ↑panderer, ↑pander, ↑pandar, ↑fancy man, ↑ponce …

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  • 12 Lex Julia — (or: Lex Iulia, plural: Leges Juliae/Leges Iuliae) are ancient Roman laws, introduced by any member of the Julian family.In the narrow sense (especially when used in the English plural form, Julian laws ) they refer to a series of laws relating… …

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  • 13 Prostitution — Whore , prostitute , and The oldest profession redirect here. For other uses of whore or whores , see Whore (disambiguation). For the 1967 French film, see The Oldest Profession (film) …

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  • 14 procure — verb 1》 obtain.     ↘obtain (someone) as a prostitute for someone else. 2》 Law persuade or cause to do something.     ↘archaic or Law cause to happen. Derivatives procurable adjective procurement noun procurer noun procuress …

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  • 15 Bawd — Bawd, n. [OE. baude, OF. balt, baut, baude, bold, merry, perh. fr. OHG. bald bold; or fr. Celtic, cf. W. baw dirt. Cf. {Bold}, {Bawdry}.] A person who keeps a house of prostitution, or procures women for a lewd purpose; a procurer or procuress; a …

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  • 16 bawd — noun /bɔd/ a) A person who keeps a house of prostitution, or procures women for a lewd purpose; a procurer or procuress; b) A lewd person …

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  • 17 pro|cure´ment — pro|cure «pruh KYUR», verb, cured, cur|ing. –v.t. 1. to get by care or effort; obtain; secure: »A friend procured a position in the bank for my brother. It is hard to procure water in the desert. SYNONYM(S): acquire, gain, win …

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  • 18 pro|cure — «pruh KYUR», verb, cured, cur|ing. –v.t. 1. to get by care or effort; obtain; secure: »A friend procured a position in the bank for my brother. It is hard to procure water in the desert. SYNONYM(S): acquire, gain, win …

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  • 19 Enriqueta Martí — i Ripollés (Sant Feliu de Llobregat 1868 – Barcelona 12 May 1913)[1] was a Spanish child murderer, kidnapper and procuress of children. Contents …

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  • 20 procure —    to arrange (prostitution) on behalf of another    Literally, to obtain, of anything, but legal jargon in this sense:     ... she had never heard of my sister, but she would undertake to procure her for me for seventy five dollars. (Fraser,… …

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