Woman of the Town (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Woman of the Town

Woman of Pleasure

A prostitute.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Wooden Surtout * Woman and Her Husband


Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

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