crone englannista suomeksi
harppu, vanha akka
- But still the crone was constant to her note.
An archetypal figure, a Wise Woman.
An old ewe.
1573, (w) ''Five Hundred Good Points of Husbandry''
- In traveling homeward, buy forty good ''crones'', and fat up the bodies of those seely bones
An old man, especially one who talks and acts like an old woman.
(RQ:Irving Bracebridge Hall)
1844, (w), ''Coningsby''
- A few old battered crones of office.