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See also: Goodwife
- (title): Goodwife
goodwife (plural goodwives)
- (obsolete) A female head of a household.
- 1885–1888, Richard F[rancis] Burton, transl. and editor, Supplemental Nights to the Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night […], Shammar edition, volume (please specify the volume), [London]: […] Burton Club […], →OCLC:
- "O my lord the Sultan," said the other [the Wazir], "verily women be weakly of wits, and haply this goodwife cometh hither to complain before thee against her goodman or some of her people."
- (obsolete) A title of respect for a woman.
- Goodwife Hopkins
- (title): Mrs
- (title): goody