EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VIRAGO
He would have crimsoned to the eyes, no doubt, and fled from the virago.
I got a dispatch from, him quoting the Virago of Paris—meaning the Figaro, of course.
Ah, you coolly come, with that virago on your arm, to make a fool of me before everyone.
When he returned he found the virago awaiting him at the door.
On which the virago says to her victim, "My dear, I thocht it was yersel'!"
I stood upon the defensive between the virago and my sister's chair.
The virago smiled and twiddled the knife between her fingers.
"Now you will be able to have a talk with him if you like," said the virago.
"You're a virago," said Chris, seating himself near his wife.
Yet the old man always spoke of Edith as a virago after that.
late 14c., "man-like or heroic woman," from Latin virago, from vir "man" (see virile). Ælfric (c.1000), following Vulgate, used it in Gen. ii:23 (KJV = woman):