courtesan

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Synonyms for courtesan

Synonyms for courtesan

Synonyms for courtesan

a woman who cohabits with an important man

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In the same collection, The Rae of Courtezans and their Enamorato's, A New Ballad (London: F.
Courtezans (vivaciously represented by Alexandra Tennant and Laura Menzie) are enticingly dressed as flappers, courtesy of Kathleen Doyle's candy-coated costuming.
As she knew that it was "usual with the Roman and modernly with the Italian Courtezans to be very splendid in publique Works, as erecting of Bridges or Aqueducts, Cause-wayes, making of Moles, or cutting Passages," she "resolved to show" her "Loyal and Dutiful Respects to the King" (43) in undertaking "to supply Fleet-street Conduit adjacent to" her "House with Wine, to run continually for that triumphal Day" (44).