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synonyms for beldame

  • amazon
  • fishwife
  • harpy
  • scold
  • shrew
  • termagant
  • vixen
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How to use beldame in a sentence

And really she was an awfully nice, capable, human old woman: and I had thought her a beldame when I saw her ironing.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
But no single syllable would the old beldame now utter against her ancient mistress.
RED CAP TALESSAMUEL RUTHERFORD CROCKETT
And to the horror of Erminie, he grasped the cloak and tore it off, in spite of the vigorous struggles of the beldame.
THE GYPSY QUEEN'S VOWMAY AGNES FLEMING
And at that the beldame laughed very violently and said, "Yea, that is true."
THE STORY OF SIR LAUNCELOT AND HIS COMPANIONSHOWARD PYLE
And they whispered to the old beldame, saying, "Who is yonder man, and what doth he here?"
THE STORY OF SIR LAUNCELOT AND HIS COMPANIONSHOWARD PYLE
In the topmost branches was the tottering beldame I had saluted, and in both her hands the staff, a dozen feet long.
WHITE SHADOWS IN THE SOUTH SEASFREDERICK O'BRIEN
Taric listened to the old beldame with grave attention; and, when she had concluded, he laid bare his shoulder, and lo!
THE KNICKERBOCKER, OR NEW-YORK MONTHLY MAGAZINE, APRIL 1844VARIOUS
And the old beldame folded her arms, and looked the pacha boldly in the face.
THE PACHA OF MANY TALESFREDERICK MARRYAT
"But I am not content to surrender my Madoc," yelled the beldame.
PABO, THE PRIESTSABINE BARING-GOULD
The beldame came in presently, before he had had time to shape his thoughts.
MOHAWKS, VOLUME 3 OF 3MARY ELIZABETH BRADDON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BELDAME

  • amazon
  • beldame
  • fishwife
  • harpy
  • scold
  • shrew
  • termagant
  • vixen
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.