- Dec 2015
A woman who gathers, cultivates and/or sells oysters.
Oyster-women were associated with bawds, whores, and beggar women that took part in a 1637 riot in a church that made so much noise that it drowned out the service. They were described by a royalist newspaper as a carnivalesque mob.
Thomas Bell (fl. 1573–1610) was an English Roman Catholic priest, who later denounced the faith and became an anti-Catholic writer and persecutor.
censorious (adj.) - severely critical, judgmental, condemnatory
Wag, an arch Wag
Wag (n.) - a joker, mischievous person
arch Wag (n.) - an extreme joker
Legal term also called a bill "not found." Meaning there is insufficient evidence of charges brought forth - the indictment is dropped and the accused is released.