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tart (s) (noun), tarts (pl)
1. A pastry shell with shallow sides, no top crust, and any of various fillings.
2. Chiefly British: a prostitute or a woman considered to be sexually promiscuous.
3. Etymology: "small pie" from about 1400; from Old French tarte, "flat, open-topped pastry"; possibly an alteration of torte, from Late Latin torta, "round loaf of bread" (in Medieval Latin, as written and spoken about 700 to about 1500; "a cake, a tart").
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