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old trout

an unattractive or bad-tempered old woman. informal
1972 Victor Canning . The Rainbird Pattern She wasn't such a bad old trout. For all her money and position, life hadn't been all good to her.
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old trout

Chiefly British Offensive Slang
An elderly woman.
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I think there was a restraining order, and it expired," jokes Old Trout veteran Peter Balkwill of Shalwitz's quest.
Calgary's Old Trout Puppet Workshop, for example, was at New York's Under the Radar festival, presenting its Famous Puppet Death Scenes.
In "Famous Puppet Death Scenes," Canadian troupe the Old Trout Puppet Workshop stages the last moments of 23 fictional plays.
THAT Gwyneth Paltrow really is a stuffy old trout, isn't she?
So don't mullet over, stop floundering around-get your skates on and, however kippered you feel, load the old trout into the Saab turbo(t) and perch it outside.
Plagued by a nagging sense of dissatisfaction, the Old Trout Puppet Company have gone searching for our lost bliss among our ignorant prehistoric ancestors.
Now in its fourth year, the programme is brimming over with award-winning international comedy acts, local folk humorists, pop-up shows, funny films and fringe performances including Tin Shed Theatre Co's Launchpad, German stand-up star Henning Wehn, a comedy gala featuring comics such as Pete Firman and Sara Pascoe, Comedy Film Binge, The Old Trout Puppet Theatre, Gwerthu Allan Welsh Stand-up, Comedy Club For Kids and much more.
And that's the sight of old trout Gail Platt approaching and cackling that she's going to be a grannie again.
Some highlights of the festival this year include Ignorance, by Calgary's own avant-garde puppeteers, the Old Trout Puppet Workshop (featured on this issue's cover).
I knew I was the subject of hilarious exchanges by the frequent repetition of "the old trout" or occasionally the slightly more affectionate "the poor old trout" - as in "the poor old trout has got the sniffles".
OLD Trout Pout is back with a very personal look at cosmetic surgery and its dangers.
This woman could make Kate Moss feel like an ugly old trout.
Elsewhere trampy old trout Liz goes all out to prove to everyone that she's serious about her marriage to Vernon.
Having seen the old trout in her swimming costume, I imagine the readers of Playboy - does it have "readers"?
Nevertheless, they have had the old trout back for a second spell.