Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Pimp-master general

From Mad Latinist via email:
pimp-master general n. humorous Obs. the chief of all pimps (as a supposed office or title).
1660 (title) The ladies champion confounding the author of the wandring whore, by Eugenius Theodidactus, powder-monkey, roguy-crucian, *pimp-master-general. 1696 M. PIX Spanish Wives I. ii. 5 Sir, you gave me five Ducats,{em}as I hope for Preferment, and to be made Pimp-master general, it deserves double the Sum.

(from the OED)


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