英 [vɪ'rɑːgəʊ; -'reɪgəʊ]
- virago: see virtue
- virago (n.)
- late 14c., "man-like or heroic woman, woman of extraordinary stature, strength and courage," from Latin virago "female warrior, heroine, amazon," from vir "man" (see virile). Ælfric (c. 1000), following Vulgate, used it in Gen. ii:23 as the name Adam gave to Eve (KJV = woman):
Beo hire nama Uirago, þæt is, fæmne, forðan ðe heo is of hire were genumen.
- 1. Rosie Boycott was not involved editorially with Virago.
- 2. With a virago in their midst they clearly won't risk their chances.
- 3. The virago vomited out curses on that tramp.
- 4. His wife a virago.
- 5. " Virago , I REALLY need a lawyer. "
[ virago 造句 ]