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noun 
  1. (obsolete) A person fond of abusive language, in particular a troublesome and angry woman.
verb 
  1. To rebuke.
    • 1813: Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
    • :A week elapsed before she could see Elizabeth without scolding her —
Etymology: From Old Norse skald "poet". English since the 12th century.


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