12.19.2005

I could so hit that.

Words and phrases meaning women of easy virtue (i.e. sluts) in the slang of Georgette Heyer's regency-era romance novels:

  • barques of frailty
  • birds of paradise
  • bits of muslin
  • convenients
  • lady-birds
  • light-skirts
  • Paphians
  • peculiars
  • prime articles
  • trollops
  • wantons