beldams

variants or beldames
plural of beldam
as in witches
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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“Beldams.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/beldams. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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