1. a prostitute; thus cony-catching, prostitution.
|Christ’s Teares in Works IV (1883–4) 143: It is a hundred parts more hatefull than Conny-catching: it is the Nurse of sinnes, without the which, the fire of them all would be extinguished.|
|Northward Hoe V i: Your wife is a Tilt-boate, any man or woman may goe in her for money ; she’s a Cunny-catcher.|
2. the penis.
|Sl. and Its Analogues.|
3. a prostitute’s customer.
|Renegado IV i: All is come out, sir. We are smok’d for being cunnicatchers, my master is put in prison, his she customer is under guard.|
|Staple of News IV i: mirth.: I wonder they would suffer it; a foolish old fornicating father to ravish away his son’s mistress. [...] tat.: Marry, I would have the old coney-catcher cozen’d of all he has.|
|Burlesque Homer (3rd edn) 23: The old coney-catcher spoke.|