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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).
Mrs Delany was a camp follower of Handel's concerts, and Blakeman devotes a chapter to her enthusiastic musings.
It is hard to think of General Nathanael Greene, one of Washington's most brilliant fighters who also served as quartermaster general from 1778 to 1780, as a camp follower.
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.
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.
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.
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.
She's the perpetual camp follower and groupie, flitting from pop star to pop star and calling it true love.
He considered all his party members, from top to bottom, as his camp followers and not partner in running the affairs in the country.
In 1314, servants, cart drivers and camp followers, seeing the tide turn in Bruce's favour, charged from behind the hill and sparked panic in the English, causing them to flee.
To date, there are more than 1,000 Southeast Asian fighters of the ISIS in Iraq and Syria, with 2,000 to 3,000 camp followers.
Lawmakers need to see signs of good faith from the MILF leadership to move them to view BBL as true legislation for its people, NOT for its soldiers, sycophants, and camp followers.
In the unlikely event of Milliband's camp followers gaining a clear majority (8-1 chance) it seems they are set to wage war on the FOBTs or puggies to you and I.
There are quite enough hangers-on and camp followers already.