camp follower


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a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for payment

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a follower who is not a member of an ingroup

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Whether traditional camp follower or female combatant, the figure of the woman who fought, nursed the wounded, foraged for food, cooked, exchanged information clandestinely, and so on, was soon romanticized in popular corridos, such as "La Adelita," which helped to spread the word that while her bravery and revolutionary spirit might be worthy of glorification, the primary noteworthiness of the soldadera was (still) as "potential lover, girlfriend or wife of combat soldiers" (Arrizon 93).
Victoria Blake plays Sabina as a cynical chameleon, slithering through as a maid, a beauty queen, a camp follower. Both are well cast and perform well.
"My wife Gerry was depicting a typical camp follower of the period (1750s), and I was in the uniform of a private of Amherst's 15th Reg't of Foot, Crown Forces.
His romp with camp follower Annie Jones received the attention of President Lincoln; and, after the war, while serving as ambassador to Chile, his affair with "a woman of abandoned morals" nearly cost him his diplomatic post.
No, old Betty wasn't a camp follower. The phrase comes to us from those praying, in centuries past, to St Martin of Tours, patron saint of military men: O me Beati Martin (O Blessed Martin).
Mrs Delany was a camp follower of Handel's concerts, and Blakeman devotes a chapter to her enthusiastic musings.
Julie befriends Joey (Aljin Abella), a venal young Vietnamese camp follower; and the altogether sterner Gail exchanges hot-and-cold, slow-burn banter with tour organizer Dave.
I may not be a camp follower myself, but I, huh, want Duterte to be given more time to fix himself and the mess the country is in.
Other floats took advantage of the blazing sunshine and hot temperatures to wear considerably less - including muscular dancers from a city nightclub dressed in small red hotpants and another camp follower in just a pair of spangly, skimpy Union Jack shorts.
Of the remaining six, the BJP is considering giving four to the Lok Janshakti Party of Ram Vilas Paswan, another somewhat morose camp follower of the saffron brotherhood, and two to Upendra Kushwaha's Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP).
We might have wondered why Silent Witness's perennial camp follower Cape Of Good Hope has been left to carry the standard of his form around the planet, or just why it was necessary for Silent Witness to win every major sprint in Hong Kong not once but twice before being asked more challenging questions at the mile that's clearly a step or two too far from him.
Fasihuddin, a camp follower of KCR's daughter K.Kavita had entered TRS as a student leader and always remained with the party.
Vijayan, three- time MP from Nagapattinam and a camp follower of Karunanidhi's son Stalin, was also doing the rounds as the Dalit face for the DMK in the Union cabinet after Raja's exit.
She's the perpetual camp follower and groupie, flitting from pop star to pop star and calling it true love.
Newcastle are the underdogs in their fourth Cup semi-final appearance in the last seven years and if I sound pessimistic it's only because, as a long-suffering but loyal camp follower from short pants to shorter breath, I have suffered the worst more often than the best.