noun, plural oldwives.
any of various fishes, as the alewife, the menhaden, or a West Indian fish of the family Balistidae.
noun (pl) -wives
another name for old squaw
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, […]
- Old world leishmaniasis
Old World leishmaniasis n. See cutaneous leishmaniasis.