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From the Spanish dictionary:

golfa
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  1. feminine of golfo
noun: {{es-noun}}
  1. (pejorative, Mexico, Spain, slang) a slut, tramp, or whore

From the English dictionary:

weaker vessel
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (idiomatic, dated, now offensive) A woman; women collectively.
    • 1611, , First Epistle General of Peter, 3:7: Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel.
    • 1868, , Little Women, ch. 41: When women are the advisers, the lords of creation don't take the advice till they have persuaded themselves that it is just what they intended to do. Then they act upon it, and, if it succeeds, they give the weaker vessel half the credit of it. If it fails, they generously give her the whole.
  • Usually preceded by the.
  • In contemporary usage, this term is likely to be regarded as belittling and inappropriate.

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