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coquette
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
a woman who is casually playful in a way that arouses sexual interest of men, but does not imply serious sexual interest
  • Looking over his shoulder, I saw that on the pavement opposite there stood a large woman with a heavy fur boa round her neck, and a large curling red feather in a broad-brimmed hat which was tilted in a coquettish Duchess of Devonshire fashion over her ear.
    Adventure III — A Case of Identity (12% in)

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