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old woman

n
1. an informal term for mother1, wife1
2. a timid, fussy, or cautious person
ˌold-ˈwomanish adj
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.old woman - a woman who is oldold woman - a woman who is old      
beldam, beldame - a woman of advanced age
granny - an old woman
beldam, beldame, crone, witch - an ugly evil-looking old woman
mother - a term of address for an elderly woman
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
2.old woman - herb with greyish leaves found along the east coast of North America; used as an ornamental plant
genus Artemisia - usually aromatic shrubs or herbs of north temperate regions and South Africa and western South America: wormwood; sagebrush; mugwort; tarragon
wormwood - any of several low composite herbs of the genera Artemisia or Seriphidium
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old woman

noun senior citizen, old lady, pensioner (slang), retired person, old age pensioner, elder, coffin-dodger (slang), elderly person, O.A.P. (Brit.) a contemptible thief who mugged an old woman
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