beldam


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an ugly, frightening old woman

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an ugly evil-looking old woman

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a woman of advanced age

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In the situation that she could be caught any time by Beldam (the Other-Mother-turn-villain), Coraline's arms were not stretched out at full length but only half length.
It was originally featured in Great Batsmen, written by Beldam more than a century ago, although it became so famous that a photogravure hangs in Australia's National Portrait Gallery.
Indutrade AB (STO:INDT) announced on Friday that it has signed an agreement to acquire all of the shares in Beldam Crossley Ltd, UK.
There Coraline meets the ghosts of three children, all of whom had fallen prey to the figure they call the beldam. They had acceded to the Other Mother's demands, but after she tired of them she entrapped their souls within her realm--a fate they urge Coraline to avoid.
Even this beldam's wildly unkempt coif subtly binds this sonnet back to the Canzoniere, albeit her scraggly mop of dull gray snarls initially screams of difference from the sun-colored strands that Laura tended to keep bound beneath her veil.
Rear fire door at Beldam Crossley Ltd, Old Leeds Road Centre forced open and mattresses stolen.
Ryan Taylor, a 17-year-old from Northumberland, has been chosen to receive e Beldam Scholarship from the National Gamekeepers' Organisation Educational Trust to support his studies at Newton Rigg College in Cumbria.
The brave warrior Wulf has died in combat while attempting to vanquish the sorcerer Beldam. The Lady O'Mara, his harried widow, believes she has found sanctuary in a marriage to his brother, Lord Blackmore.
India, March 2 -- In view of the recent beldam in Parliament, the question arises as to what is moral and what is immoral.
326--"See beldam Baubo riding now" on a sow: Faust, 3962
But the strong-willed old beldam scowled, and beckoned, and flung the energy of her purpose so forcibly at this poor combination of rotten wood, and musty straw, and ragged garments, that it was compelled to show itself a man, in spite of the reality of things.
But as the story unfolds, this belle dame rapidly transforms into the beldam sans merci, an old crone, a she-devil whose real interest lies in the power she can draw from possessing the souls of children such as Coraline.
"Ah, I see you grow concerned just what kind of mad beldam you've found.
Industrial sealing products maker FDS Group has bought the former Beldam Burgmann branch network from the Pexion Group, creating a new firm called New-Seal Ltd.