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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: spinster(0.01051 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to spinster.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: an elderly unmarried woman [syn: old maid]
2: someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads) [syn: spinner,
English → English (gcide)
Spinster \Spin"ster\, n. [Spin + -ster.]
1. A woman who spins, or whose occupation is to spin.
She spake to spinster to spin it out. --Piers
The spinsters and the knitters in the sun. --Shak.
2. A man who spins. [Obs.] --Shak.
3. (Law) An unmarried or single woman; -- used in legal
proceedings as a title, or addition to the surname.
If a gentlewoman be termed a spinster, she may abate
the writ. --Coke.
4. A woman of evil life and character; -- so called from
being forced to spin in a house of correction. [Obs.]