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Or: hack , obsolete, 18 th century, British term for a prostitute , derived from the standard meaning of a horse or mount that is for rent. Samuel Johnson in his Dictionary of the English Language (1755): ' To hack , to hackney: to turn hackney or prostitute .' A hackester , according to James T. Henke in Courtesans and Cuckolds. A Glossary of Renaissance Dramatic Bawdy (1979), was: ' a whore's hired protector .' See prostitute for synonyms.
See Also: hack, hackney

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