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Mother of the Gracchi

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A hard, strong-minded, rigid woman, without one soft point or effeminate weakness. Always in the right, and maintaining her right with the fortitude of a martyr.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Mother Goose
Mother Hubbard
Mother Huddle’s Oven
Mother Shipton
Mother-sick
Mother-wit
Mother of Believers
Mother of Books
Mother of Cities [Amu-al-Bulud]
Mother of Pearl
Mother of the Gracchi
Mother’s Apron Strings
Mothering Sunday
Motion
Motley
Motu Proprio
Mouch (To)
Mouchard (French)
Moulds
Mound
Mount Zion