merkin

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mer·kin

 (mûr′kĭn)
n.
A pubic wig.

[Alteration of obsolete malkin, lower-class woman, mop, from Middle English, from Malkin, diminutive of the name Matilda.]

merkin

(ˈmɜːkɪn)
n
1. an artificial hairpiece for the pudendum; a pubic wig
2. (Anatomy) obsolete the pudendum itself
[C16: of unknown origin]
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The American Apparel store located on Manhattan's Lower East Side has dressed three mannequins in its window in sheer lace and mesh lingerie, and added dark brown merkins to each of the mannequin's genital areas beneath the underwear.
The Campaign is entitled “THE FOXY MERKINS ARE HOOKING THEIR WAY TO SUNDANCE 2014.
His dearest wish was for his merkins to be one day available on supermarket shelves.
Later we met a merkin seller who took his vaginal wig-making business so seriously he appeared to be wearing one on his own chin.
At the moment it's pinned to the wall next to all the merkins in the make-up truck.
Postal Address: Bellsmyre Housing Association , 16 Merkins Avenue,
There are no merkins in the show at all," the New York Post quoted the spokesperson as saying.
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Merkin managed several funds, including Ascot Fund Limited, Gabriel Capital L.
The charges were filed by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, who alleges that for nearly 20 years Merkin steered clients' money to Madoff without their permission.