beldam, beldame (n.)
grandmother, aged matron
1H4 III.i.29[Hotspur to Glendower] unruly wind ... which for enlargement striving / Shakes the old beldam earth
Luc.953[Lucrece as if to time] Time's glory is ... / To show the beldame daughters of her daughter
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