light-o'-love


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light′-o'-love′

or light′-of-love′,



n.
1. a lover.
2. a prostitute.
[1570–80]
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Noun1.light-o'-love - a woman inconstant in love
wanton - lewd or lascivious woman
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"Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, / And watching his luck was his light-o'-love, the lady that's known as Lou."