Termagant

Ter'ma·gant noun [ Middle English Trivigant , Termagant , Termagant (in sense 1), Old French Tervagan ; confer Italian Trivigante .] 1. An imaginary being supposed by the Christians to be a Mohammedan deity or false god. He is represented in the ancient moralities,
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Termagant

Ter'ma·gant adjective Tumultuous; turbulent; boisterous; furious; quarrelsome; scolding. -- Ter'ma*gant*ly , adverb « A termagant , imperious, prodigal, profligate wench.» Arbuthnot.
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Termagant

• (n.) An imaginary being supposed by the Christians to be a Mohammedan deity or false god. He is represented in the ancient moralities, farces, and puppet shows as extremely vociferous and tumultous. • (a.) Tumultuous; turbulent; boisterous; furious; quarrelsome; scolding. • (n.) A boisterous, brawling, turbulent person; -- formerly
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Termagant

HMS Termagant was a British Troubridge Class destroyer of 1710 tons displacement launched in 1943. HMS Termagant was powered by two Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 34 knots and was armed with four 4.7 inch guns; four 2 pdr pom-pom guns; four 20 mm anti-aircraft guns and eight 21 inch torpedo tubes arranged in two quadruple ar
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Termagant

In Medieval Europe, Termagant was the name given to a god that the Europeans believed Muslims worshipped. ==Origin of the concept== European literature from the Middle Ages often referred to Muslims as pagans, with sobriquets such as the paynim foe. These depictions naively represent Muslims worshipping Muhammad (Mahomet, Mahound) as a god and dep
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