Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Minx (Page: 927)

Minx (?), n. [Prob. of Low German origin; cf. LG. minsk wench, jade, hussy, D. mensch; prop. the same word as D. & G. mensch man, human being, OHG. mennisco, AS. mennisc, fr. man. See Man.]

1. A pert or a wanton girl. Shak.

2. A she puppy; a pet dog. [Obs.] Udall.


Minx (Page: 927)

Minx, n. [See Mink.] (Zoöl.) The mink; -- called also minx otter. [Obs.] [928]