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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Wench

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WENCH . This word, once good English, was used by the Bishops’ Bible of 1568, and was transferred to AV [Note: Authorized Version.] at 2 Samuel 17:17 . So Wyclif at Matthew 9:24 ‘Go ye away, for the wenche is not dead, but slepith.’

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Wench'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/w/wench.html. 1909.

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