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SCOLD. A woman who by her habit of scolding becomes a nuisance to the neighborhood, is called a common scold. Vide Common Scold.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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His nephew Shams Tabrez, a mechanical engineer who lives with the Alams, told Gulf News that Perwez had disappeared from home after his mother scolded him for watching YouTube late at night and took away his phone.
The boy's father is said to be a policeman who said that his son was often scolded for playing PUBG after giving up his studies.
According to the police, the deceased has been identified as 16-year-old Sahil Singh, who was scolded for ordering the earphones and was asked to concentrate on his studies by his father.
Police said on Monday that a 25-year-old Kehkashan daughter of Mushtaq, resident of Mohallah Barkatpura got infuriated when her family elders scolded her over domestic dispute.
Rescue-1122 told reporter on Monday that Muhammad Ali (65) son of Waryam, resident of Rashida Abad Street No.5 Jhang Road scolded his son Ghulam Abbas over a domestic dispute
The father then scolded him and suspected that he gifted the phone to a girl.
In another incident, a man killed his brother after he scolded him, police said.
Summary: Medchal-Malkajgiri [Telangana], Apr 3 (ANI): A 10th standard student here allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence after his parents scolded him for playing online game 'PUBG', said police.
At the meeting in Malacanang 'that was more of a presidential monologue,' according to presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo, the President scolded the MWSS officials, as well the two water concessionaires in Metro Manila, for the water shortage.
Two Taiwanese children aged 10, who left their homes in Chiayi together after being scolded by a teacher, were found safe and robust in the southernmost point of Kenting last week.
PESHAWAR: Speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly, Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani Monday scolded MPA Nighat Orakzai for creating disturbance during debate on annual budget presented for the current fiscal year during assembly session.
The son, identified as Kit Kealy, slashed his father's face with a knife after the latter struck and scolded him in Rokat commune, Chet Sambath, a district deputy police chief said.