laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Jun 27 15:34:39 UTC 2000
Oops. Scratch that. I had just checked the on-line OED and a couple of
other standard dictionaries and couldn't find any "female-genital related"
senses. (That on-line glossary doesn't give specific glosses.) But then I
tried the Spears _Dictionary of Slang and Euphemism_, and sure enough there
MUGGET 'a false vulva with a pubic wig worn by male homosexual prostitutes
--not to be confused with MERKIN, of course. In any case, 'mugget' would
not have been a good choice for the poem.
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