1749, Henry Fielding, ''Tom Jones'', Folio Society 1973, p. 365:
- ‘Hark'ee, child,’ says she, ‘is not that very young gentleman now in bed with some nasty trull or other?’
1888, Rudyard Kipling, ‘Dray Wara Yow Dee’, ''Black and White'', Folio Society 2004, vol. 1, p. 369:
- South of Delhi, ''Sahib'', you know the saying—‘Rats are the men and trulls the women.’
1936: ''Like the Phoenix'' by Anthony Bertram
- 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.
2002: ''One Head Too Many'' by Peter Tonkin
- A trull for certain, then; but a trull reformed, long since come up in the world.
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