Wiktionary:Word of the day/2020/January 15

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Word of the day
for January 15
wench n
  1. (archaic, now dialectal or humorous) A girl or young woman, especially a buxom or lively one.
    1. (specifically) A girl or young woman of a lower class.
  2. (archaic or dialectal) Used as a term of endearment for a female person, especially a wife, daughter, or girlfriend: darling, sweetheart.
  3. (archaic) A woman servant; a maidservant.
  4. (archaic) A promiscuous woman; a mistress (other woman in an extramarital relationship).
  5. (archaic) A prostitute.
  6. (US, archaic or historical) A black woman (of any age), especially if in a condition of servitude.
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