harlot

  • 1 Harlot — durante un concierto en 2007 Datos generales Nombre real Víctor de la Mata Pacheco …

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  • 2 Harlot — Har lot ( l[o^]t), n. [OE. harlot, herlot, a vagabond, OF. harlot, herlot, arlot; cf. Pr. arlot, Sp. arlote, It. arlotto; of uncertain origin.] 1. A churl; a common man; a person, male or female, of low birth. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He was a… …

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  • 3 Harlot — Har lot, v. i. To play the harlot; to practice lewdness. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 Harlot — Har lot, a. Wanton; lewd; low; base. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 harlot — (n.) c.1200 (late 12c. in surnames), vagabond, man of no fixed occupation, idle rogue, from O.Fr. herlot, arlot vagabond, tramp (usually male in Middle English and Old French), with forms in Old Provençal (arlot), Old Spanish (arlote), and… …

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  • 6 harlot — [n] prostitute call girl, concubine, courtesan, fallen woman*, floozy*, hooker, hussy, lady of the evening, loose woman, nymphomaniac*, painted woman, slut, streetwalker, strumpet, tramp, whore; concepts 348,412,415,419 …

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  • 7 harlot — ► NOUN archaic ▪ a prostitute or promiscuous woman. DERIVATIVES harlotry noun. ORIGIN Old French, young man, knave …

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  • 8 harlot — [här′lət] n. [ME (< OFr, rogue, vagabond), orig. a euphemism for whore] PROSTITUTE …

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  • 9 Harlot — Filmdaten Originaltitel Harlot Produktionsland USA …

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  • 10 Harlot —    1) Heb. zonah (Gen. 34:31; 38:15). In verses 21, 22 the Hebrew word used in kedeshah, i.e., a woman consecrated or devoted to prostitution in connection with the abominable worship of Asherah or Astarte, the Syrian Venus. This word is also… …

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  • 11 harlot — [13] The use of harlot for ‘prostitute’ is a comparatively recent development in the word’s history. It originally meant ‘tramp, beggar’, and did not come to mean ‘prostitute’ until the 15th century. It was borrowed from Old French harlot or… …

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  • 12 harlot — UK [ˈhɑː(r)lət] / US [ˈhɑrlət] noun [countable] Word forms harlot : singular harlot plural harlots an old word meaning prostitute (= woman who has sex for money) …

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  • 13 harlot — [13] The use of harlot for ‘prostitute’ is a comparatively recent development in the word’s history. It originally meant ‘tramp, beggar’, and did not come to mean ‘prostitute’ until the 15th century. It was borrowed from Old French harlot or… …

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  • 14 harlot — Harlots are referred to in the OT without any note of condemnation (Gen. 38; Josh. 2), but ‘harlotry’ became synonymous in the prophets for apostasy (Hos. 4:12–13). Hosea had himself married a harlot. In NT times, harlots were outcasts from… …

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  • 15 harlot — [[t]hɑ͟ː(r)lət[/t]] harlots N COUNT (disapproval) If someone describes a woman as a harlot, they disapprove of her because she is a prostitute, or because she looks or behaves like a prostitute. [OFFENSIVE, OLD FASHIONED] …

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  • 16 harlot — [ hα:lət] noun archaic a prostitute or promiscuous woman. Derivatives harlotry noun Origin ME (denoting a vagabond or beggar, later a lecherous man or woman): from OFr. harlot, herlot young man, knave …

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  • 17 harlot — noun, archaic stay off that street, unless you want to be mistaken for a harlot Syn: prostitute, whore, fille de joie, call girl; promiscuous woman; informal hooker, hustler, tramp; dated streetwalker, hussy, lady of the evening, tart, pro,… …

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  • 18 harlot — /ˈhalət / (say hahluht) noun 1. a promiscuous woman; a female prostitute. –adjective 2. relating to or like a harlot; low. {Middle English, from Old French: rogue, knave; origin uncertain} …

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  • 19 harlot — n. archaic a prostitute. Derivatives: harlotry n. Etymology: ME f. OF harlot, herlot lad, knave, vagabond …

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  • 20 harlot — noun Etymology: Middle English, rogue, buffoon, female prostitute, from Anglo French herlot beggar, vagabond Date: 15th century prostitute …

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