Fricatrice

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Fricatrice A lewd woman; a harlot.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fricatrice A harlot.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. L. frictrix, fr. fricare, to rub

Usage

In literature:

FRICATRICE, woman of low character.
"Volpone; Or, The Fox" by Ben Jonson
FRICATRICE, woman of low character.
"The Alchemist" by Ben Jonson
FRICATRICE, woman of low character.
"The Poetaster" by Ben Jonson
FRICATRICE, woman of low character.
"Sejanus: His Fall" by Ben Jonson
FRICATRICE, woman of low character.
"Every Man In His Humor" by Ben Jonson
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