- n a prostitute's customer
- n a pimp who procures whores
- The book's most impressive character is Shubunka, the lumbering, doomed whoremaster.
- Now, teamed with Bridges, he gives the liveliest performance of his career as an agnostic Catholic and whoremaster-repentant whose right hand has not consulted his left for 40 .
- An admirable evasion of whoremaster man, to lay his goatish disposition to the charge of a star! My father compounded with my mother under the Dragon's Tail, and my nativity was .