The definition of a shrew is a long-nosed, skinny mammal that looks like a mouse.
Violent anger; rage.
A relentless, greedy, or grasping person
(Obsolete) A person fond of abusive language, in particular a troublesome and angry woman.
A large, strong, courageous woman.
(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
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