the western region of the U.S., especially in the frontier period of the 19th century.
[old-wahyf] /ˈɒldˌwaɪf/ noun, plural oldwives. 1. any of various fishes, as the alewife, the menhaden, or a West Indian fish of the family Balistidae. 2. . /ˈəʊldˌwaɪf/ noun (pl) -wives 1. another name for old squaw 2. any of various fishes, esp the menhaden or the alewife
- Old woman
noun 1. an informal term for mother1 , wife (sense 1) 2. a timid, fussy, or cautious person noun phrase old lady
[ohld-woo m-uh-nish] /ˈoʊldˈwʊm ə nɪʃ/ adjective 1. Sometimes Offensive. having characteristics considered typical of an old woman, as excessive fussiness or timidity.
[ohld-wurld] /ˈoʊldˈwɜrld/ adjective 1. of or relating to the ancient world or to a former period of history. 2. of or relating to the Old World: old-world customs. 3. characteristic of the Old World; quaint; traditional. noun 1. Europe, Asia, and Africa. 2. . adjective 1. of or characteristic of former times, esp, in Europe, […]