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slattern

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslatternslat‧tern /ˈslætən $ -ərn/ noun [countable] old-fashioned  UNPLEASANTa dirty untidy woman – used to show disapprovalslatternly adjective
Examples from the Corpus
slatternAnyway, the stranger was about to leave when a slattern dropped a tankard.A slattern brought his own meal, a thickly spiced bowl of soup.A slattern, evidently his wife, looked on fearfully.Two days later I was in the taproom of Le Coq d'Or, the slattern beside me half drunk.
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