[89]           To the keen reader: this is not a spelling mistake. Apparently “teat” was the word used already since the 1540’s, relating to small things, and when relating to women, in a deprecatory sense.

Louis XIV as an infant with his nurse Longuet de la Giraudiére
Artist: Charles Bobrun (1604–1692)

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