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synonyms for beldam

  • crone
  • hag
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At last the beldam stopped in an out-of-the-way part of the town, before a strange-looking house.
ZIGZAG JOURNEYS IN NORTHERN LANDS;HEZEKIAH BUTTERWORTH
The beldam hurried hither and thither, and with the help of the guinea pigs and squirrels quickly made the soup.
ZIGZAG JOURNEYS IN NORTHERN LANDS;HEZEKIAH BUTTERWORTH
Was the beldam an enchantress, and were these little animals children, whom she had stolen and made victims of her enchantments?
ZIGZAG JOURNEYS IN NORTHERN LANDS;HEZEKIAH BUTTERWORTH
Alma Mater was to me injusta noverca; and the old beldam only gave me my M.A. degree because she could not avoid it.
LIFE OF LORD BYRON, VOL. I. (OF VI.)THOMAS MOORE
He had a certain amount of faith in the divinations of magic, and at least it could do no harm to see what the beldam would say.
THE LOST TREASURE OF TREVLYNEVELYN EVERETT-GREEN
He had a fine black mare, Bess Beldam, and he rode on her a-hunting with the gentry up in Yorkshire.
THE GYPSY'S PARSONGEORGE HALL
"He's only doing it to make sure I'm not a beldam," said Gwen innocently.
WHEN GHOST MEETS GHOSTWILLIAM FREND DE MORGAN
"This is a make-peace fashion of thine," said the beldam, relaxing into a smile.
ROB OF THE BOWL, VOL. I (OF 2)JOHN P. KENNEDY
"Sir Robert has himself written me about that beldam," said the chamberlain.
WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLANDVARIOUS
The beldam caught her cue readily and by innuendo, without giving Lady Ashton the pain of distinct explanation.
BRIDE OF LAMMERMOORSIR WALTER SCOTT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BELDAM

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  • crone
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  • fusspot
  • hag
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  • witch
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