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Guinea-hen

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A courtesan who is won by money.

“Ere … . I would drown myself for the love of a Guinea-hen, I would change my humanity with a baboon.”—Shakespeare: Othello. i. 3.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Guides (pron. gheed)
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Guinea-hen
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