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  1. queen triggerfish, Bessy cerca, oldwench, oldwife, Balistes vetulanoun

    tropical Atlantic fish

  2. old squaw, oldwife, Clangula hyemalisnoun

    a common long-tailed sea duck of the northern parts of the United States


  1. oldwife

    An oldwife is a term that can have various meanings based on context. In some parts of the world, it refers to a species of fish. However, predominantly, it is a somewhat antiquated term used to typically denote a gossiping or nagging old woman. It can also refer to an old woman experienced in domestic affairs, or a woman who dispenses advice and folk remedies, kind of like a traditional wise woman or healer.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oldwife in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oldwife in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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