A woman regarded as critical and scolding.
A large, strong, courageous woman.
A female fox.
A woman regarded as cruel or malicious.
(Obsolete) A person fond of abusive language, in particular a troublesome and angry woman.
Any of various rodents of the family Hystricidae, of Eurasia and Africa, or the family Erethizontidae, of the Americas, having long, sharp, erectile quills.
(With definite article, often capitalized) The (historical) Chinese empire or the People's Republic of China.
A violent disturbance or intense period of activity:
(US, historical) An extreme partisan for the South before the US Civil War.
A woman regarded as daring or fierce.
A reckless, impulsive, or uninhibited person, orig. esp. a girl
The definition of a siren is a wailing sound made by passing air through a rotating disc, or a beautiful woman who uses sex to attract men, or a mythical female creature that lures men into the sea.
Person who says nasty things about another person behind the second person's back: that is, out of sight and hearing of the second person.
The wife of Socrates, traditionally described as shrewish and scolding.
(--- Slang) A racehorse.
The definition of a curse is a swear word or a bad word or the state of bad luck caused by someone wishing evil or injury to happen to someone else.
A spot in boggy land that is softer or more solid than the surrounding area.
(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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