horkarl

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

horkarl c (singular definite horkarlen, plural indefinite horkarle)

  1. adulterer
  2. lecher

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Old Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hor +‎ karl.

Noun[edit]

horkarl m

  1. male prostitute
    • 13th century, Scanian Law, 216.
      Far horkarl sar innæn siangu mæþ annærs manz kunu.
      If a male prostitute gets wounds in the bed with another man's wife.

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