a female companion of a criminal.
a female criminal.
(slang) a female criminal or a woman who associates with criminals
1908, “female criminal,” second element from nickname of Mary, used of disreputable females since early 1600s; first element from slang gonif “thief” (1885), from Yiddish, from Hebrew gannabh “thief.”
A female criminal or a criminal’s consort
[1908+; fr gonif rather than fr the firearm; Moll is a diminutive of Mary and has been identified with notorious women since the early 1600s]
/ɡʌn/ noun 1. Thom(son William). 1929–2004, British poet who lived in the USA. His works include Fighting Terms (1954), My Sad Captains (1961), Jack Straw’s Castle (1976), The Man with the Night Sweats (1992), and Boss Cupid (2000)
[goo n-nahr, goo n-er] /ˈgʊn nɑr, ˈgʊn ər/ noun 1. Scandinavian Legend. the husband of Brynhild: corresponds to Gunther in the Nibelungenlied. 2. a male given name. /ˈɡʊnɑː/ noun 1. (Norse myth) brother of Gudrun and husband of Brynhild, won for him by Sigurd. He corresponds to Gunther in the Nibelungenlied
[goo n-byawrn] /ˈgʊnˌbyɔrn/ noun 1. Mount, the highest peak in Greenland, in the SE part. 12,139 feet (3702 meters).
[guhn] /gʌn/ noun 1. a weapon consisting of a metal tube, with mechanical attachments, from which projectiles are shot by the force of an explosive; a piece of ordnance. 2. any portable firearm, as a rifle, shotgun, or revolver. 3. a long-barreled cannon having a relatively flat trajectory. 4. any device for shooting something under […]