sooterkin

n.

1680s, imaginary rat-like after-birth believed to be gotten by Dutch women by sitting over stoves, 1680s.


Nearby words

  1. sooner the better, the,
  2. soonest,
  3. soong,
  4. soony,
  5. soot,
  6. sooth,
  7. soothe,
  8. soothfast,
  9. soothfastly,
  10. soothing

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