beldam definition

  • noun:
    • An old woman, especially one that is recognized as ugly.
    • Alternative spelling of beldame.
    • Grandmother; -- corresponding to belsire.
    • a vintage girl generally speaking; particularly, an ugly old woman; a hag.
    • Grandmother: corresponding to belsire, grandfather: occasionally applied to a great-grandmother.
    • An old girl as a whole, especially an ugly old woman; a hag.
    • [A forced utilization of the F. belle dame.] Fair dame or lady.
    • an ugly evil-looking old lady
    • a female of advanced level age

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