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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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After bleeding, birds were scalded at 59[degrees]C for 180 sec in rotary scolders, defeathered and manually eviscerated.
"It's just a pathetic mid-life crisis," scoff the scolders. "Isn't it time he tried growing-up?"
In recent years, The Newspaper Association of America has managed to wrangle a varied crew of scolders from within and outside the industry to shake up publishers during its annual conference.