Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The oyster-catcher, Hæmatopus ostrilegus.
  • noun Same as scoldenore.
  • noun One who scolds or rails.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who scolds.
  • noun Local U.S., Local U.S. The oyster catcher; -- so called from its shrill cries.
  • noun Local U.S. The old squaw.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who scolds.
  • noun The oystercatcher, so called from its shrill cries.
  • noun US, dialect The oldsquaw.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault

Etymologies

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scold +‎ -er

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