• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • merkin A patch of false hair, or something resembling hair, worn on a string over the female pudenda; -- used by stripteasers.
    • merkin Originally, a wig; afterwards, a mop for cleaning cannon.
    • merkin The hair on the female pubic area.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n merkin A wig; a tuft or portion of false hair added to the natural hair.
    • n merkin A mop used in cleaning cannon.
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In news:

JEAN DEIS , a tenor and professor of voice at Indiana University, gave a recital at Merkin Concert Hall Monday evening that marked his return to performing after a protracted struggle with cancer.
Did Daphne Merkin's four decades of psychotherapy fail miserably.
For this edition of New Sounds From the Vaults, we'll be sampling some music from the New Sounds Live concert series at Merkin Hall, specifically, the fall 1990 season.
Javelin the merkin jerk no mas.
Stagehands and Merkin Concert Hall At Odds Over Contract.
Ezra Merkin to pay $410 million in settlement.
Home: Tournament Results: Texas Angler Wins March Merkin in Key West.
It might not matter to anyone else, but it does to me: Merkin was the last band I watched grow up onstage at The Wreck Room.
A Serious Man 's Amy Landecker: 'The Correct Term Is Merkin .
Merkin has been accused of securities fraud.
On this edition of New Sounds, hear more highlights from past seasons of New Sounds Live concert series at Merkin Hall.
Live from Merkin Hall - the Undead #235.
Relache, Live from Merkin Hall.
Tablet Brings Daphne Merkin , Elizabeth Wurtzel and Judith Miller Back.
Another program of live music from the stage of Merkin Hall in New York.