Word of the Day – Malkin

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malkin (MO-kin, MAL-kin) noun

1. An untidy woman; a slattern.

2. A scarecrow or a grotesque effigy.

A related word is grimalkin, referring to an old female cat
or an ill-tempered old woman.

One comment

  1. Do they have one for “Coulter”?

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