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minx

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Perhaps from Middle Low German minsk (wench, hussy)[1]

NounEdit

minx (plural minxes)

  1. A pert, flirtatious or impudent young woman.
  2. (obsolete) A female puppy; a pet dog.
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Etymology 2Edit

See mink.

NounEdit

minx (plural minxes)

  1. (obsolete) A mink.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ minx in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913