Baseball euphemisms dating
In the 1970s she had "championed" use of the word for the female genitalia, thinking it "shouldn't be abusive"; she rejected the "proper" word vagina, a Latin name meaning "sword-sheath" originally applied by male anatomists to all muscle coverings (see synovial sheath) – not just because it refers only to the internal canal but also because of the implication that the female body is "simply a receptacle for a weapon".
Cunt has been attested in its anatomical meaning since at least the 13th century.
The term has various derivative senses, including adjective and verb uses.
Feminist writer and English professor Germaine Greer argues that cunt "is one of the few remaining words in the English language with a genuine power to shock.", which did not always reflect the actual pronunciation of the word.
By Shakespeare's day, the word seems to have become obscene.
is a vulgar word for the vulva or vagina and is also used as a term of disparagement.