scolder

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n scolder someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Scolder One who scolds.
    • Scolder (Zoöl) The old squaw.
    • Scolder (Zoöl) The oyster catcher; -- so called from its shrill cries.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n scolder One who scolds or rails.
    • n scolder The oyster-catcher, Hæmatopus ostrilegus.
    • n scolder Same as scoldenore.
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Usage

In literature:

I speak of this Marsh Wren now so that you may remember it with the rest of this family of Mockers and Scolders.
"Citizen Bird" by Mabel Osgood Wright and Elliott Coues
He was a merciless critic and scolder of the old civilization.
"History of American Socialisms" by John Humphrey Noyes
Grey squirrels are not such excited scolders as the little red chaps are, but this one did very well.
"The Bobbsey Twins at Cedar Camp" by Laura Lee Hope
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In news:

We are a business of many scolders and fewer consequences.
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