You know, when I read medieval misogynist aphorisms like this one --
A wyld beest a man may tame
A womanes tunge will never be lame
-- my first response is "Hell yeah! Right on!"
"Tehee," quod she, and clapte the wyndow to.
-- Geoffrey Chaucer, "The Miller's Tale"
Noun: Inflected forms: pl. vi·ra·goes or vi·ra·gos
1. A woman regarded as noisy, scolding, or domineering.
2. A large, strong, courageous woman.