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 Gay (g hard).Gay Girl. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Gay Deceiver (A).
A Lothario (q.v.); a libertine.   1
        “I immediately quitted the precincts of the castle, and posted myself on the high road, where the gay deceiver was sure to be intercepted on his return.”—Le Sage: Adventures of Gil Blas (Smollett’s translation). (1749.)

 Gay (g hard).Gay Girl. 

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