Definition of spaewife in English:

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spaewife

Pronunciation: /ˈspeɪwʌɪf/

noun

Scottish
A woman who is believed to be able to predict the future.
Example sentences
  • But perhaps my teacher, the spaewife of Ostree, may know better.
  • There was a time when Highland spaewives believed in microbes and infection while the qualified physicians laughed at their quaint superstitions.

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