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noun Slang.
a female companion of a criminal.
a female criminal.
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Origin of gun moll

1905–10; gun in earlier British argot “thief” (see ganef), later taken as gun1, which has influenced sense; cf. son of a gun

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gun moll

noun
slang a female criminal or a woman who associates with criminals
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