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jilt


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jilt  \Jilt\,  v.  i. 
  To  play  the  jilt;  to  practice  deception  in  love;  to  discard 
  lovers  capriciously.  --Congreve. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jilt  \Jilt\,  n.  [Contr.  fr  Scot.  jillet  a  giddy  girl,  a 
  jill-flirt,  dim.  of  jill  a  jill.] 
  A  woman  who  capriciously  deceives  her  lover;  a  coquette;  a 
  flirt.  --Otway. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jilt  \Jilt\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Jilted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Jilting}.] 
  To  cast  off  capriciously  or  unfeeling,  as  a  lover;  to  deceive 
  in  love.  --Locke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jilt 
  n  :  a  woman  who  jilts  a  lover 
  v  :  cast  aside  capriciously  or  unfeelingly;  "jilt  a  lover  or  a 
  bride" 




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