common-scold

common scold

noun
(in early common law) a habitually rude and brawling woman whose conduct was subject to punishment as a public nuisance.

Origin:
1760–70

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common scold

noun
someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault [syn: scold
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