to deceive as a harlot does ...1611 nonce word obs.
from Latin meretric- prostitute, parodying matriculate
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1611 - See Example below
"...I warrant you, sir, I haue not been matriculated in the
Vniuersity to be meretriculated by him"
From: May Day
By: George Chapman, 1611
• A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles,
James Murray, 1887-1933
• Dictionary of Early English, Joseph Shipley, 1955