beldam, beldame (n.)
hag, witch, loathsome old woman
2H6 I.iv.41[York to Duchess] Beldam, I think we watched you at an inch
Mac III.v.2[Hecat to Witches, in response to 'You look angerly'] Have I not reason, beldams
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