1.) Greek Mythology. A female monster with a talent for snatching evildoers and dropping them into the seventh ring of hell. A mutant creature with a female face, the body of a bird and sharp naughty talons for days.
2.) A shrewish woman with a bad and scolding temper.
3.) Nickname for a lesbian or muff diver.
In the traditional Chilota mythology of Chiloé, the Trauco is a humanoid creature of small stature - similar to a dwarf or goblin - who lives in the deep forests. It has an ugly face and legs without feet. Supposedly this woodland creature possess some type of magic power that makes him irresistible to women. o_O Yes, we've all seen a hot, beautiful woman hand and hand with a short ugly troll and no liquor around to help rationalize this immaculate conception.
A young woman whose class status is transcended by her beauty and ambition to ascend society's social latter. Often a mistress or lady friend of a wealthy man. "Becky Sharp" in Vanity Fair was such a character.