battle-axe


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a sharp-tongued domineering wife

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a broadax used as a weapon

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Actress Jean Alexander, who died last year aged 90, played the battle-axe from 1964 to 1987 and kept the items, which originally belonged to her mother.
Amanda Vigar, known as the Business Battle-axe, is manager partner at V&A Bell Brown LLP (Holmfirth), based in Greenfield Road.
Battle-axe capitalist Helen (Rebecca Front) is unmoved by good causes while Judy Parfitt, as Myrtle, can always be relied upon for the perfect one-liner.
But Vicky Entwhistle, who played battle-axe Janice, is among the highest earners on PS150,000.
Tarmey and Liz Dawn, who played his battle-axe wife Vera until she left the show in 2008, were among the Street's most popular characters.
For those of us who dig the square-jawed good looks and the clear sight picture of the duck hunter's original battle-axe, the new A5 is a home run.
Then there was the scary Thora Hird as battle-axe Edie.
At school, Henry falls foul of Miss Battle-Axe (Anjelica Huston) but the tyke still manages to pull off pranks in front of two inspectors, which threatens the future of the school.
And if that didn't make him 'horrid' enough, he gets out of writing his own story for Miss Battle-Axe by adapting one of Peter's and meets Nudie Foodie, a celebrity chef (Hmm, who's that based on I wonder) who goes to his school to improve school dinners which means no more burgers or chips on the menu.
Horrid Henry Theo Stevenson Miss Battle-Axe Anjelica Huston Vic Van Wrinkle Richard E.
Or some decrepit battle-axe, Requesting a bikini wax.
The actress played legendary Coronation Street battle-axe Blanche Hunt.
With her curlers, saggy tights and razor-sharp tongue, Nora Batty became the nation's favourite battle-axe and Staffs most famous role.
Watch out next week for a cameo from battle-axe Wendy Richard, formerly Pauline Fowler, in a hilarious mobility scooter showdown.