Tuesday, 14 October 2008

Termagant

TERMAGANT


–noun

1. a violent, turbulent, or brawling woman.
2. a mythical deity popularly believed in the Middle Ages to be worshiped by the Muslims and introduced into the morality play as a violent, overbearing personage in long robes.
–adjective
3. violent; turbulent; brawling; shrewish.






















He tamed the termagant and made her a wife instead.
Their love was tumultuous.
And sweet in the way of all short-lived things.

4 comments:

Leatherdykeuk said...

Love the sweet detail of the short marriage :)

willow said...

This is a new one. Think I know one or two.

martha said...

A goodly definition of Kate in ther Taming of the Shrew

Jess said...

I like how this haiga combines the sense of several definitions-- nicely done. :)