1. a woman, esp. when a nag.
2. the landlady of a cheap rooming house.
SE in slang uses
[mid-19C+] a doctor, a surgeon.
[1930s–60s] (orig. US black) a cello.
[mid-19C] a street seller of cutlery, razors and knives.
[late 19C–1940s] (US black) one’s wife.