Pronunciation: (mô'kin, môl'-, mal'-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/malkin.html on line 71 [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. Also,mawkin.
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