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fancy woman

or fancy lady

noun
1.
an immoral woman, especially a man's mistress.
2.
a prostitute.
Origin of fancy woman
1805-1815
1805-15
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  • I fancy lady Moyne would look well as vivandière,” I said, “marching in front of an ambulance waggon with a red cross on it.

    The Red Hand of Ulster George A. Birmingham
British Dictionary definitions for fancy lady

fancy woman

noun
1.
(slang) a mistress or prostitute
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