What does the word jilt mean?

Usage examples for jilt

  1. When they were alone he fixed his eyes on his daughter, and said quietly, " What is your opinion of- a jilt?" – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  2. There was a Country- man of ours robb'd of a Row of Teeth whilst he was sleeping, which the Jilt made him buy again when he wak'd- You see, Lady, how little Reason we have to trust you. – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  3. This prude of a Lady Gorgon cries out shame, and disowns an innocent amiable girl: she a heartless jilt herself once, and a heartless flirt now. – The Bedford-Row Conspiracy by William Makepeace Thackeray