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[fish-wahyf] /ˈfɪʃˌwaɪf/

noun, plural fishwives.
a woman who sells fish.
a coarse-mannered, vulgar-tongued woman.
noun (pl) -wives
a woman who sells fish
a coarse scolding woman

1520s, from fish (n.) + wife in the “woman” sense.


The wife of a homosexual man (1970s+ Homosexuals)


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