from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large masculine woman, coarsely fat.
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You ain't like that old horse-godmother, your mother.
Lady Bullfinch, who happened to pass by, as a horse-godmother, whom he had seen at cover with a cigar in her face, Blanche too expressed her detestation of the sports of the field, and said it would make her shudder to think of a dear sweet little fox being killed, on which Foker laughed and waltzed with renewed vigour and grace.
The innocent soul, that had felt her delicacy so much disturbed by the horse-godmother rudeness of the men-fellows!
'Men fellows are very rude horse-godmother kind of creatures,' said the young lady.
You ain’t like that old horse-godmother, your mother.