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Definition of "beldame" [beldame]

  • An old woman, particularly an ugly one. (noun)
  • Grandmother. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "beldame" in a sentence
  • "Replied the beldame, “O my daughter, we fear for thee.”"
  • "“What work are you about now?” says Judy, making an ancient snap at her like a very sharp old beldame."
  • "When the dismal news of his great loss was carried to the Prince, he suspected his godmother very much indeed; but, he knew that his servants must have kept company with the malicious beldame, and must have given way to her, and therefore he resolved to turn those servants out of their places."