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by Kathylee
Mon Dec 10, 2012 4:26 am
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: booty
Replies: 9
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Re: booty

Is there evidence to show that 'butt' 'booty' did not derive from the taking of women as part of winners' booty (plunder) in war?
Or that it did?

does anyone else see this as a strong possibility? where would one look? colonial war chronicles?

thanks, just curious.