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Widow Twankey

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishWidow TwankeyWidow Twan‧key /ˌwɪdəʊ ˈtwæŋki/  an amusing female character in the pantomime (=a humorous play for children) Aladdin. She is Aladdin's mother and she does people's laundry (=washes their clothes) in order to make money. The character is played by a male actor dressed in women's clothes.
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