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lady-of-the-night

[ley-dee-uh v-th uh-nahyt] /ˈleɪ di əv ðəˈnaɪt/
noun, plural ladies-of-the-night.
1.
a tropical American shrub, Brunfelsia americana, of the nightshade family, having berrylike yellow fruit and fragrant white flowers.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
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lady of the night

noun

: A prostitute (1925+)


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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