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1. Obsolete orthographic variant for queen . This spelling disappeared in the early 20 th century when quean started being associated with homosexuality .

2. According to James T. Henke in Courtesans and Cuckolds. A Glossary of Renaissance Dramatic Bawdy (1979), a prostitute , while quean's evil referred to gonorrhea .

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