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 for wench
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wench \Wench\ (w[e^]nch), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wenched
     (w[e^]ncht); p. pr. & vb. n. Wenching.]
     To frequent the company of wenches, or women of ill fame.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wench \Wench\ (w[e^]nch), n. [OE. wenche, for older wenchel a
     child, originally, weak, tottering; cf. AS. wencle a maid, a
     daughter, wencel a pupil, orphan, wincel, winclu, children,
     offspring, wencel weak, wancol unstable, OHG. wanchol;
     perhaps akin to E. wink. See Wink.]
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     1. A young woman; a girl; a maiden. --Shak.
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              Lord and lady, groom and wench.       --Chaucer.
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              That they may send again
              My most sweet wench, and gifts to boot. --Chapman.
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              He was received by the daughter of the house, a
              pretty, buxom, blue-eyed little wench. --W. Black.
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     2. A low, vicious young woman; a drab; a strumpet.
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              She shall be called his wench or his leman.
                                                    --Chaucer.
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              It is not a digression to talk of bawds in a
              discourse upon wenches.               --Spectator.
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     3. A colored woman; a negress. [Archaic, U. S.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  wench
      n 1: informal terms for a (young) woman [syn: dame, doll,
           wench, skirt, chick, bird]
      v 1: frequent prostitutes

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  118 Moby Thesaurus words for "wench":
     Jane, Jezebel, abigail, amah, au pair girl, ayah, babe, baby,
     bad woman, baggage, betweenmaid, biddy, bird, bitch, broad,
     chambermaid, chaperon, chick, chippy, clitoromaniac, cocotte,
     colleen, companion, cook, cutie, dame, damoiselle, damsel,
     demoiselle, doll, drab, duenna, easy lay, easy woman,
     femme de chambre, fille de chambre, filly, floozy, frail,
     frail sister, gal, gentlewoman, girl, girlie, grisette, handmaid,
     handmaiden, harridan, heifer, hen, hired girl, housemaid, hoyden,
     hussy, hysteromaniac, jade, jeune fille, jezebel, jill,
     junior miss, kitchenmaid, lady-help, lady-in-waiting, lass, lassie,
     little missy, live-in maid, live-out maid, loose woman,
     mademoiselle, maid, maiden, maidservant, minx, miss, missy,
     nursemaid, nymphet, nympho, nymphomaniac, parlormaid, pickup,
     piece, quail, quean, romp, schoolgirl, schoolmaid, schoolmiss,
     scullery maid, servant girl, servitress, skirt, slattern, slip,
     slut, soubrette, strumpet, subdeb, subdebutante, subteen,
     subteener, tart, teenybopper, tomato, tomboy, tramp, trollop,
     trull, tweeny, upstairs maid, uteromaniac, virgin, waiting maid,
     wanton, whore, young creature, young thing
  
  

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