Meaning of malkin

mal•kin

Pronunciation: (mô'kin, môl'-, mal'-), [key]
— n. Brit. Dial.
  1. an untidy woman; slattern.
  2. a scarecrow, ragged puppet, or grotesque effigy.
  3. a mop, esp. one made from a bundle of rags and used to clean out a baker's oven.
  4. a cat.
  5. a hare.
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