Early in the morning one sees only fat market-women and fishwives.
We are a bad-tempered pair, and we behave rather like fishwives when we are in a rage.
Most picturesque of all the figures to be seen in Edinburgh are the Newhaven fishwives.
The cheer that broke from all hands brought the fishwives to their porches.
Or do you propose that you and I, you and I, should fight like fishwives on the pavement?
Fishwives and washerwomen retailed to all comers the latest alarms.
Two fishwives in London were talking about the Queen's jubilee.
At this style of language the fishwives are said to be extremely proficient.
It would be suggesting to fishwives that they should study conic sections.
She wanted to rave like a fishwife—though there were no fishwives in Mayfair.