Fleshmonger

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Fleshmonger One who deals in flesh; hence, a pimp; a procurer; a pander.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fleshmonger One who deals in flesh as food.
    • n fleshmonger A procurer; a pimp.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Fleshmonger one who deals in flesh:
    • Fleshmonger (Shak.) a procurer, a pimp
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. flǣsc mangere,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. flǽsc; cog. forms in all Teut. languages; Ger. fleisch, &c.