(Adult / Slang)
1. The male genitals
. See penis
2. The testicles. See penis for synonyms.
3. Disparaging, 17 th century term for a woman reputated to lead an immoral life. Etymology: Possibly from the French bagasse, a slut. See playgirl for synonyms.
Quote: Professor Henry Higgins (Rex Harrison) speaking of Eliza Doolittle (Audrey Hepburn) in My Fair Lady (1964): 'Pickering, should we ask this baggage to sit down or should we throw her out the window? '
4. Obsolete term for a prostitute. Used in this sense by William Shakespeare in The Taming of the Shrew (1596). See prostitute for synonyms.