noun, plural vi·ra·goes, vi·ra·gos.
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Origin of virago
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Miser Farnham put out a lean hand and gripped the virago's wrist so tightly that she screamed with pain.They Looked and Loved|Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller
"Shut up, and mind yore own business," answered the virago, swiftly turning the barrel of her weapon upon me.The Way of a Man|Emerson Hough
But it may have touched him that at that moment he was less than his companion and his virago wife.Stories in Light and Shadow|Bret Harte
Amazon, am′az-on, n. one of a fabled nation of female warriors: a masculine woman: a virago.
If the messenger whom he had seen were really Catherine Seyton, what a masculine virago and termagant must she be!The Abbot|Sir Walter Scott