Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. screáwa,; -- so called because supposed to be venomous. ]
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. screáwa, a shrew-mouse, its bite having been supposed venomous; cf. Ger. scher-maus, a mole.
His domestic life was not happy, his wife, Xantippe, being a noted shrew.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
You'll be just the sort of long-tongued shrew, always arguing, that men hate.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
Damn you, you shrew .
"Tartuffe" by Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Moliere
I pity any man who is tied to that shrew for life.
"Penshurst Castle" by Emma Marshall
Everybody hath spoiled me, and I am a shrew.
"A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Even Anne's Mrs. Masham was not a shining personality, and her Sarah of Marlborough was only a brilliant shrew.
"Imaginary Interviews" by W. D. Howells
A plague on the shrew and on her pudding!
"The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault" by Charles Perrault
Brighteye soon became aware of the fact that some of the habits of the shrew were entirely different from his own.
"Creatures of the Night" by Alfred W. Rees
The spirit of Marguerite was now roused, and all the powers of Europe could not tame the shrew.
"Henry IV, Makers of History" by John S. C. Abbott
Stanley R. Avery's overture to "The Taming of the Shrew" produced by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
"Annals of Music in America" by Henry Charles Lahee
Let her, whom thou'rt resolv'd to court,
Be of good life and good report —
Her temper mild — her words be few;
Worse than a scorpion is a shrew!
"Advice To A Young Man, Before He Goes A Courting" by Rees Prichard
If thou hast hir'd a maid that is a shrew,
And does not honour to her mistress pay,
The door to her, as 'twas to Hagar, shew,
And let thy wife have, as she ought, her way.
"Advice To Ev'ry Master Of A Family, To Govern His House In A Religious Manner" by Rees Prichard
Rigged poker -stiff on her back
With a granite grin
This antique museum-cased lady
Lies, companioned by the gimcrack
Relics of a mouse and a shrew
That battened for a day on her ankle-bone.
"All The Dead Dears" by Sylvia Plath
Woman's Will Presents 'Taming of the Shrew .
"We've been talking about doing it since our first year," said Erin Merritt of Woman's Will's production of The Taming of the Shrew .
Tiny Tree Shrew Is World's Heaviest Drinker.
Tiny tree shrew can drink you under the table.
The shrew lives in the forest of Malaysia and feeds on the flowers of the bertam palm.
A ' Shrew ' That's Tamed But Wildly Entertaining.
Sarah Fallon, The Taming of the Shrew , Colorado Shakespeare Festival.
Fossilized shrew could be ancient human kin.
Ballet Austin dancers Jaime Lynn Witts, Jordan Moser, James Fuller and Christopher Swaim rehearse for 'The Taming of the Shrew .
Robert Aubry Davis, Jane Horwitz and Trey Graham discuss The Taming of the Shrew at Folger Theatre through June 10.
"The Taming of the Shrew" Meets The Spaghetti Western .
In repertory, July 17-Aug 29: "The Taming of the Shrew".
Amazingly, though the tree shrew s drink like fish, they don't seem to get drunk.
Most people would only consider eating a whole shrew, hair and skeleton and all, on a dare, and probably for money.
Above, George Maffei, at far left, perform's in a King's College Theater production of 'Taming of the Shrew'.
Evol. 35: 17-31. Robinson, T.J., B. Fu, M.A. Ferguson-Smith, and F. Yang. (2004). Cross-species chromosome painting in the golden mole and elephant-shrew: support for the mammalian clades Afrotheria and Afroinsectiphillia but not Afroinsectivora.
Measuring Fit of Sequence Data to Phylogenetic Model: Gain of Power using Marginal Tests