MEANING: noun:
1. A sweetheart or mistress.
2. An afterbirth formerly believed to be gotten by Dutch women by warming themselves on stoves.
3. Something imperfect or unsuccessful.

ETYMOLOGY: Apparently from Dutch zoet (sweet). Earliest documented use: 1530.


SHOOTERKIN - Annie Oakley was my sister

SOOGERKIN - Sweet Pickles

SOOTHERKIN - Grandma makes everything all better