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Covent Garden nun:

Obsolete, 19 th century term, in England, for a prostitute , from Covent-Garden , a London area famous for its brothels in past centuries. See prostitute for synonyms.
See Also: bear-garden language, burdock, Common Garden, Convent Garden, Covent Garden, Covent Garden ague, Covent Garden lady, Covent Garden nun, have a dash of lavender, market dame

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