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honeypot

or honey pot

[huhn-ee-pot] /ˈhʌn iˌpɒt/
noun
1.
a pot, as of glass or silver, for storing and serving honey.
Origin of honeypot
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English. See honey, pot1
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  • The surly ranter became softened for a time, and, though he spoke of her to others as "honeypot," he ruled his tongue in public.

  • This was a negotiation which was better left to honeypot and Derry Down.

    Patsy S. R. Crockett
  • Patsy dismounted from honeypot and bade Stair Garland get on board.

    Patsy S. R. Crockett
  • Her father was on one side, mounted on his big black horse, and Louis Raincy guarded the left flank on "honeypot."

    Patsy S. R. Crockett
  • On Stair's honeypot rode Patsy, ordering and ranging everything everywhere.

    Patsy S. R. Crockett
  • She was adorable with her Little Rose face half unfolded, and the honeypot smell of her silken skin.

    The Combined Maze May Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for honeypot

honeypot

/ˈhʌnɪˌpɒt/
noun
1.
a container for honey
2.
something which attracts people in great numbers: Cornwall is a honeypot for tourists
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Slang definitions & phrases for honeypot

honeypot

noun

The vulva or vagina (1719+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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