- n a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
- Moll Flanders, another notable 18th century bawd, was of course the creation of Daniel Defoe.
- Yet, though brightened, his Troilus is not bowdlerized: at the big moments Achilles is gangster enough, and Cressida (well played by lovely Rosemary Harris) enough of a bawd.
- For a lady, Auntie Mame wasn't too bawd at all.
- Dustin Hoffman in San Francisco Chronicle
Answering the question, Hoffman says, "Emma and I have this connection. It's like if you meet someone at a party and you thought about them the next day. Also, she wanted to do stand-up. I wanted to do stand-up, too. She's a classy lady who's a bawd...