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beldam

noun
variants: or beldame

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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

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“Beldam.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/beldam. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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