spaewife

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Scots spaewife.

Noun[edit]

spaewife ‎(plural spaewives)

  1. female fortuneteller

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

spae ‎(to prophesy, foretell, predict, tell fortunes) +‎ wife ‎(woman)

Noun[edit]

spaewife (plural spaewifes)

  1. female fortuneteller

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