quean

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quean englanniksi

  1. A woman, now especially an impudent or disreputable woman; a prostitute. (defdate)

  2. (RQ:Burton Melancholy)

  3. 1936: ''Like the Phoenix'' by Anthony Bertram

  4. However, terrible as it may seem to the tall maiden sisters of J.P.'s in Queen Anne houses with walled vegetable gardens, this courtesan, strumpet, harlot, whore, punk, fille de joie, street-walker, this trollop, this trull, this baggage, this hussy, this drab, skit, rig, quean, mopsy, demirep, demimondaine, this wanton, this fornicatress, this doxy, this concubine, this frail sister, this poor Queenie--did actually solicit me, did actually say 'coming home to-night, dearie' and my soul was not blasted enough to call a policeman.
  5. A young woman, a girl; a daughter. (defdate)

  6. 1932, (w), ''Sunset Song'', Polygon 2006 (''A Scots Quair''), p. 30:

  7. Forbye the two queans there was the son, John Gordon, as coarse a devil as you'd meet, he'd already had two-three queans in trouble and him but barely eighteen years old.
  8. young woman, girl

  9. daughter

  10. maidservant

  11. female sweetheart

  12. A ram incapable of procreation, a hermaphrodite sheep.