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Sooterkin (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Sooterkin

A joke upon the Dutch women, supposing that, by their constant use of stoves, which they place under their petticoats, they breed a kind of small animal in their bodies, called a sooterkin, of the size of a mouse, which when mature slips out.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

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