beldam


beldam

noun

Definition of BELDAM

a mean or ugly old woman <knocking on the beldam's door on Halloween was once an annual ritual for the kids in the neighborhood>
Synonyms beldam (or beldame), carline (or carlin) [chiefly Scottish], hag, hellcat, trot, witch
Related Words harpy, shrew, virago

Variants of BELDAM

beldam or beldame

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