A famous old hag, quite bald behind. Sir Guyon seized her by
the forelock and threw her to the ground. Still she railed and reviled,
till Sir Guyon gagged her with an iron lock; she then began to use her
hands, but Sir Guyon bound them behind her. (Spenser: Faëric Queene, book ii.)
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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