fanny


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fanny

Sexology
UK, Australia, New Zealand: slang for the female genitalia.

Vox populi
US, Canada: slang for buttocks.
References in classic literature ?
Arrived at that grand destination, Fanny singled out the handsomest house, and knocking at the door, inquired for Mrs Merdle.
She looked in amazement at her sister and would have asked a question, but that Fanny with a warning frown pointed to a curtained doorway of communication with another room.
'My sister, ma'am,' said Fanny, in whom there was a singular mixture of deference and hardihood, 'has been asking me to tell her, as between sisters, how I came to have the honour of knowing you.
'I am interested, Fanny, and concerned in anything that concerns you.'
"You are too kind," said Fanny, colouring at such praise; "how shall I ever thank you as I ought, for thinking so well of me.
"Why, indeed, Fanny, I should hope to be remembered at such a distance as the White House.
Fanny sighed, and said, "I cannot see things as you do; but I ought to believe you to be right rather than myself, and I am very much obliged to you for trying to reconcile me to what must be.
"The place, Fanny, is what you will not quit, though you quit the house.
Fanny went to a fashionable school, where the young ladies were so busy with their French, German, and Italian, that there was no time for good English.
"I 'm glad you like it; but don't, for mercy sake, say such things before the other girls!" replied Fanny, wishing Polly would wear ear-rings, as every one else did.
"Oh, they laugh at everything the least bit odd, and that is n't pleasant." Fanny did n't say "countrified," but she meant it, and Polly felt uncomfortable.
Do, it 's such fun!" cried Fanny, quite surprising her friend by this unexpected fondness for school.