drab (n.) Old form(s): drabbe
harlot, slut, whore
1H6 V.iv.32[Shepherd to Pucelle] Dost thou deny thy father, cursed drab?
2H6 II.i.152[Gloucester to Mayor, of Simpcox's wife] take this drab away
Ham II.ii.584[Hamlet alone] And fall a-cursing like a very drab
Mac IV.i.31[Third Witch to Witches] babe, / Ditch-delivered by a drab
MM II.i.223[Pompey to Escalus] If your worship will take order for the drabs and the knaves
TC V.i.92[Thersites alone, of Diomedes] he keeps a Trojan drab
TC V.ii.197[Thersites alone, of Patroclus] the parrot will not do more for an almond than he for a commodious drab
TC V.iv.8[Thersites alone, of Cressida] the dissembling luxurious drab
WT IV.iii.26[Autolycus alone] With die and drab I purchased this caparison [i.e. with whoring]
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