Definition of Gudewife

1. goodwife [n GUDEWIVES] - See also: goodwife



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gudewife

guckier
guckiest
gucks
gucky
gud
guddle
guddled
guddles
guddling
gude
gudeman
gudemen
gudes
gudesire
gudesires
gudewife (current term)
gudewives
gudgeon
gudgeon pin
gudgeoned
gudgeoning
gudgeons
gudmundite
gue
gue'vi
guelder rose
guelder roses
guelderrose'
guembri
guembris

Literary usage of Gudewife

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1. The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1909)
"Then gudewife, count the lawin, The lawin, the lawin, ... And Pleasure is a wanton trout, An ye drink it a', ye'll find him out. Then gudewife, &c. ..."

2. Ingleside Rhaims: Verses in the Dialect of Burns by Jeremiah Eames Rankin (1887)
"E'S ane gudewife in a' the Ian'; 1 ler praise the bard wad utter: A' things ... She greets wi' smiles her comin' man ; There's ane gudewife in a' the Ian', ..."

3. The Heart of Mid-Lothian by Walter Scott (1878)
"... speech in his pocket for a' the gudewife's din." When Mrs. Saddletree saw the house freed of her importunate visitors, and the little boy reclaimed from ..."

4. Songs and Ballads of Clydesdale by A. Nimmo (1882)
"... And the lily hue on thine, And sune will ye sleep by your martyr's side, And sune will I sleep by mine ! R. ALLAN. THE gudewife O' ..."

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