Another woman was carried round, a distaff in her hand and a blue hood on her head, for a common scold.
I could do nothing, though I talked till I was no better than a common scold.
Mrs. Mary Brody, convicted a few days ago of being a common scold, was today sentenced to pay a fine of $25 and costs.
His wife was a common scold an' led him th' life he desarved.
I have tried not to be a common scold and avoided being vicious when I could.
At home she might make herself a common scold, might be pestiferously officious and more than pestiferously noisy.
"You're getting to be nothing better than a common scold, Ern," returned Roger with a laugh.
"Don't go at him like a common scold," Orr engagingly pleaded at one stage of the game.
He was made to order for the position of common scold in a country sewing-circle.
It is but a few years since a woman of St. Louis was arrested and brought before a magistrate as a common scold.