A handsome model. The equivalent to a "Baldwin," except sexier. 2.) "Come one, come all! Get your tickets here!" Yes, he's the loud mouth shouting for your attention usually at a fair or circus. 3.) A thuggish, ruggish hooligan who prefers verbal attacks to physical confrontations.
Westward by Sea: A Maritime Perspective on American Expansion, 1820-1890
1.) Italian. She's the principal singer of an opera company.
2.) She can also be the vain and temperamental Diva who expects privileged treatment and attention. 3.) A second rate of superior prostitutes, immediately below that of kept mistress.
A loose, cheap trollop easily obtained for the price of nothing. I remember when I first read the phrase, "woman of ill fame" and thought, geez that's mean! In today's language that's probably the most endearing insult a ho could ever appreciate.