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Gourre

(1 syl.). A debauched woman. The citizens of Paris bestowed the name on Isabella of Bavaria.

“We have here ... a man ... who to his second wife espoused La grande Gourre.” —Rabelais: Pantagruel, iii. 21.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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