Putanism

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Putanism Habitual lewdness or prostitution of a woman; harlotry.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n putanism Customary lewdness or prostitution in a female.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Putanism the habit of prostitution
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. putanisme, fr. putain, harlot
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. pute, a whore.