minx

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps from Middle Low German minsk (wench, hussy)[1]

Noun[edit]

minx (plural minxes)

  1. A pert, flirtatious or impudent young woman.
  2. (obsolete) A female puppy; a pet dog.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Udall to this entry?)
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Etymology 2[edit]

See mink.

Noun[edit]

minx (plural minxes)

  1. (obsolete) A mink.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

References[edit]

  1. ^ minx in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913