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Meaning of HARRIDAN

Pronunciation:  'hâridn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a scolding (even vicious) old woman
 

HARRIDAN is a 8 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: common scold, nag, nagger, scold, scolder

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Har"ri*dan\, n. [F. haridelle a worn-out horse, jade.]
A worn-out strumpet; a vixenish woman; a hag.

      Such a weak, watery, wicked old harridan, substituted
      for the pretty creature I had been used to see. --De
                                               Quincey.

 
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