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A woman prostitute.

[French, chicken, prostitute, feminine diminutive of coq, cock, from Old French; see cock1.]
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(kəʊˈkɒt; kə-; French kɔkɔt)
1. (Cookery) a small fireproof dish in which individual portions of food are cooked and served
2. a prostitute or promiscuous woman
[C19: from French, from nursery word for a hen, feminine of coq cock1]
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(ˈprɒs tɪˌtut, -ˌtyut)

n., v. -tut•ed, -tut•ing. n.
1. a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money; whore; harlot.
2. a man who engages in sexual acts for money.
3. a person who willingly uses his or her talent or ability in a base and unworthy way, usu. for money.
4. to sell or offer (oneself) as a prostitute.
5. to put (one's talent or ability) to unworthy use.
[1520–30; < Latin prōstitūta, n. use of feminine of prōstitūtus, past participle of prōstituere to expose (for sale) =prō- pro-1 + -stituere, comb. form of statuere to cause to stand]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cocotte - a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for moneycocotte - a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
call girl - a female prostitute who can be hired by telephone
camp follower - a prostitute who provides service to military personnel
comfort woman, ianfu - a woman forced into prostitution for Japanese servicemen during World War II; "she wrote a book about her harsh experiences as a comfort woman"
demimondaine - a woman whose sexual promiscuity places her outside respectable society
floozie, floozy, hustler, slattern, street girl, streetwalker - a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets
white slave - a woman sold into prostitution
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
2.cocotte - a small casserole in which individual portions can be cooked and served
casserole - large deep dish in which food can be cooked and served
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References in classic literature ?
More than once he had driven them through the town with gypsies and "ladykins" as he called the cocottes. More than once in their service he had run over pedestrians and upset vehicles in the streets of Moscow and had always been protected from the consequences by "my gentlemen" as he called them.
In London nothing interested her but the theatres and the shops; and she found the theatres less exciting than the Paris cafes chantants where, under the blossoming horse-chestnuts of the Champs Elysees, she had had the novel experience of looking down from the restaurant terrace on an audience of "cocottes," and having her husband interpret to her as much of the songs as he thought suitable for bridal ears.
His only aspirations were to hold out at poker, at his club, to know the names of all the cocottes, to shake hands all round, to ply his rosy gullet with truffles and champagne, and to create uncomfortable eddies and obstructions among the constituent atoms of the American colony.
This one is a woman, with all a woman's wit, combined with the heartlessness of a COCOTTE. She has the strength and impregnability of a diplodocus.
Using ingredients coming from the best local sources, La Mere Poulard offers cuisine true to its French roots and serves dishes in beautiful copper cocottes and pans, the same way it's done in Normandy.
The companion ordered Creme Catalana -- Creme Caramel -- and I chose the Peanut Butter Mousse, both very good served in small cocottes.
This includes a range of dishes like cocottes, casserole dishes, soup tureens, pans and mini pans which are ideal for warming and food presentation.
They are the servants and cocottes like Gracieuse, "who hopes that the favors she provides her masters will one day gain her freedom." Some are skilled in particular trades--cooks, bakers, washerwomen; and some are condemned to the more unfortunate work sites of the fields and sugarcane refineries.
My dining partner's main course choice was succulent lamb with potatoes covered in a refreshing mint and onion chutney-style dressing, and a side of pomme cocottes (fries) with a buttery anchovy mayo.
He started off with a beautiful Salmon Rillette with Potato Brioche, followed by a divine Egg Cocottes with Duck Liver and Potato.
Among Lodge's introductions at the show are the 10-ounce Lodge Enamel Cocottes, available in red and black matte.
The new 10-ounce Lodge Enamel Cocottes are available in red and black matte enamel, in both round and oval shapes.