frail sister


frail sister
   a prostitute
   Her weakness is moral rather than physical:
    He couldn't stomach sweeping out no more saloons, nor sloshing out no more cuspidors, nor being at the beck and call of bar-keeps, piano players with two left hands, frail sisters and soiled doves. (Vanderhaeghe, 1997)
   A frail was once any member of the weaker sex:
    In persuading frails to divulge what they know... (Lavine, 1930)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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