from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A witch; a hag.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A witch; a hag; a furious vixen.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a malicious woman with a fierce temper
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She flips like a light switch - one moment sweet and lovey and the next hell-cat.
Priscilla Lawson was perfect as Princess Aura, his hell-cat daughter too.
Owing to a singular combination of circumstances, however—the incapacitated state of my arm, an instinctive reluctance to injure a female, and the highly uneven surface of the stone cellar floor, which rendered me somewhat off-balance—I immediately found myself sprawled upon my back, my demoniacal half-sibling kneeling upon my chest and assaulting me with the ferocity of a hell-cat.
But right now you'd better forget chess and take a good, long gander at what that Vegian hell-cat is doing.
"So you do know me, you bedroom-eyed Aldebaranian hell-cat," he remarked, evenly.
He'd like to see that Aldebaranian hell-cat again-just once.
She has eyes in the very back of her head, the hell-cat.
"-- And with that silky hell-cat watching me all the time, -- and looking ten years younger than I do, now that you have got my face and legs all wrong, -- and planning I do not know what --"
Well, a hell-cat of a society woman sued her husband for divorce and named Miss Corcoran.
"I thought it was Julie -- that hell-cat!" he muttered.