Usage examples for termagant

  1. For the sake of the lesson, it should be understood that she was thus truly benevolent and kindly, and no vulgar termagant or scold. – Harriet Martineau by Florence Fenwick Miller
  2. Half- an- hour before midnight was the time chosen for the sailing of the sloop Termagant, in order that she might get away quietly and escape the press- gang. – The Lighthouse by Robert Ballantyne