Thesaurus / harridan
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Ye did not see her, nor know ye if she is old or young, harridan or angel.

The Fair GodLew Wallace

And that Mignon, who goes loafing about the pavement in behalf of his harridan of a wife, whom nobody wants because she's so lean!

It was her keeper who tore her away in the end, cling as she would to Michael, screaming all the while like a harridan.

It was an interesting speculation whether in twenty years she would develop into a harridan or a woman of unusual character.

The Sheriff's SonWilliam MacLeod Raine

I have been all my days a dead hand at a harridan, I never saw the one yet that could resist me.

Charles listened dully as the curse was droned, nor was he surprised when the harridan fell, blasted by it.

The SyndicC.M. Kornbluth

I see—old offenders; oh, your humble servant, Mrs. Harridan!

Though he did call Lady Eardham a harridan, he resolved that he would keep his promise for the following morning.

Ralph the HeirAnthony Trollope

She was undeniably impressive, almost formidable, he conceded privately, with a touch of the shrew and harridan.

A Traveler in TimeAugust Derleth

The harridan believed he was making fun of her, and uttering energetical "Der Teufels!"

Tartarin of TarasconAlphonse Daudet

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