- a woman who can supposedly foretell the future
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Historical Examples of spaewife
He had heard of Lucky Lightfoot, the spaewife; and to her he went for assistance.
It was a good thing Jean was not there or she would have driven her away as a spaewife.
For a long period almost every one, far and near, knew her as a spaewife of no ordinary knowledge.
I feel ashamed of myself for ever daring to think I'm ill-used when I think of my spaewife grandmother!
Now Thorveig the spaewife went to see Holmgang Bersi and told him her trouble.