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old woman

  

      n  
1       an informal term for       mother   1       wife       1  
2    a timid, fussy, or cautious person  
   old womanish             adj  
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womanish  
      adj  
1    having qualities or characteristics regarded as unsuitable to a strong character of either sex, esp. a man  
2    characteristic of or suitable for a woman  
  womanishly      adv  
  womanishness      n  

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old womanish

  
  
finicky, fussy, niggly, niminy-piminy, old-maidish     (informal)   overcautious, overparticular, pernickety     (informal)   prim, prudish, strait-laced, timid, timorous  

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n.
an old implement that was used for washing clothes
n.
from Old French seurté "a promise, pledge, guarantee; assurance, confidence" (12c., Modern French sûreté)," from securus (see secure (adj.)).
exp.
To position ones self, or an object like your rusty old car, in a place that is not only open and clearly visible to all, it is unavoidably in just about everyone's way.
[Slang] "You can't miss him, he's over there, parked in his POS Volvo, smack dab in the middle of the road!" source : Urban Dictionary
n.
care provided for old or sick people or children in a residential facility ("home")
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