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Meanings of Alewives:

noun

A north-western atlantic fish of the herring family that swims up rivers to spawn and is found also in the great lakes.

Usage examples:

Larger salmon eat a variety of fishes such as herring and alewives, smelts, capelin, small mackerel…

Fishwives

ˈfɪʃwʌɪf

Meanings of Fishwives:

noun

A coarse-mannered woman who is prone to shouting.

Usage examples:

The screech of a fishwife

Plural of fishwife uk old-fashioned

Goodwives

ˈɡʊdwʌɪf

Meanings of Goodwives:

noun

The female head of a household.

Usage examples:

Farmers and artisans, goodwives and slaves - ‘the people most exposed to fortune's slings and arrow…

Housewives

ˈhaʊswʌɪf

Meanings of Housewives:

noun

A woman whose main occupation is caring for her family, managing household affairs, and doing housework, while her husband or partner goes out to work.

Usage examples:

I am not just a housewife, i am an accountant, nurse, negotiator, cook, and driver

Meanings of Midwives:

noun

A person, typically a woman, who is trained to assist women in childbirth.

Usage examples:

Again, close liaison between obstetrician, midwife, general practitioner, cardiologist, and neonato…
verb

Assist (a woman) during childbirth.

Usage examples:

These women midwifed her

Old wives' tale

ˌəʊld ˈwaɪvzˌteɪl

Meanings of Old wives' tale:

noun

A traditional story or belief, esp. one that is not true

Meanings of Old-wives-tales:

noun

A traditional story or belief, esp. one that is not true

Swive

swʌɪv

Meanings of Swive:

verb

Have sexual intercourse with.

Usage examples:

Ragnor magnusson was in the midst of swiving the most beautiful woman in all the norselands, and he…

Meanings of Swived:

verb

Have sexual intercourse with.

Usage examples:

Ragnor magnusson was in the midst of swiving the most beautiful woman in all the norselands, and he…

Swivel

ˈswɪv.əl

Meanings of Swivel:

noun

A coupling between two parts enabling one to revolve without turning the other.

Usage examples:

Patented swivel axle keeps all three wheels on the ground even on sharp turns.
verb

Turn around a point or axis or on a swivel.

Usage examples:

He swivelled in the chair

Swivel-eyed

ˈswɪv.əlˌaɪd

Meanings of Swivel-eyed:

adjective

An insulting way to describe someone as crazy or as having very extreme ideas

Usage examples:

The press has characterized him as a swivel-eyed fanatic.

Meanings of Swiveled:

verb

Turn around a point or axis or on a swivel.

Usage examples:

He swivelled in the chair
noun

A coupling between two parts enabling one to revolve without turning the other.

Usage examples:

Patented swivel axle keeps all three wheels on the ground even on sharp turns.

Meanings of Swiveleyed:

adjective

Rotating the eyes wildly, especially in a way regarded as indicative of frenzy.

Usage examples:

Hortensio reacts with swivel-eyed panic

Meanings of Swiveling:

verb

Turn around a point or axis or on a swivel.

Usage examples:

He swivelled in the chair
noun

A coupling between two parts enabling one to revolve without turning the other.

Usage examples:

Patented swivel axle keeps all three wheels on the ground even on sharp turns.

Swivelled

ˈswɪv.əl

Meanings of Swivelled:

verb

Turn around a point or axis or on a swivel.

Usage examples:

He swivelled in the chair
noun

A coupling between two parts enabling one to revolve without turning the other.

Usage examples:

Patented swivel axle keeps all three wheels on the ground even on sharp turns.

Meanings of Swivelling:

verb

Turn around a point or axis or on a swivel.

Usage examples:

He swivelled in the chair
noun

A coupling between two parts enabling one to revolve without turning the other.

Usage examples:

Patented swivel axle keeps all three wheels on the ground even on sharp turns.

Swivels

ˈswɪv(ə)l

Meanings of Swivels:

noun

A coupling between two parts enabling one to revolve without turning the other.

Usage examples:

Patented swivel axle keeps all three wheels on the ground even on sharp turns.
verb

Turn around a point or axis or on a swivel.

Usage examples:

He swivelled in the chair

Meanings of Swives:

verb

Have sexual intercourse with.

Usage examples:

Ragnor magnusson was in the midst of swiving the most beautiful woman in all the norselands, and he…

Meanings of Swivet:

noun

A fluster or panic.

Usage examples:

The incomprehensible did not throw him into a swivet

Meanings of Swivets:

noun

A fluster or panic.

Usage examples:

The incomprehensible did not throw him into a swivet

Wive

wʌɪv

Meanings of Wive:

verb

(of a man) marry.

Usage examples:

We beg you hastily to wive

Wived

wʌɪv

Meanings of Wived:

verb

(of a man) marry.

Usage examples:

We beg you hastily to wive

Wivern

ˈwʌɪv(ə)n

Meanings of Wivern:

noun

Archaic spelling of wyvern.

Wiverns

ˈwʌɪv(ə)n

Meanings of Wiverns:

noun

A winged two-legged dragon with a barbed tail.

Wives

waɪvz

Meanings of Wives:

noun

A married woman considered in relation to her spouse.

Usage examples:

He and his wife are keen gardeners
verb

(of a man) marry.

Usage examples:

We beg you hastily to wive

Pl of wife

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