Har"lot*ry (?), n.

1.

Ribaldry; buffoonery; a ribald story.

[Obs.]

Piers Plowman. Chaucer.

2.

The trade or practice of prostitution; habitual or customary lewdness.

Dryden.

3.

Anything meretricious; as, harlotry in art.

4.

A harlot; a strumpet; a baggage.

[Obs.]

He sups to-night with a harlotry. Shak.

 

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