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light-o'-love

[ lahyt-uh-luhv ]
/ ˈlaɪt əˈlʌv /
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noun Archaic.
a lover.
a prostitute.
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Also light-of-love [lahyt-uhv-luhv]. /ˈlaɪt əvˈlʌv/.

Origin of light-o'-love

First recorded in 1570–80
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