Especially with reference to a woman: the quality or state of being bad-tempered or overbearing; violence of temper or disposition.
Early 18th century; earliest use found in Edward Ward (1667–1731), satirist. From termagant: see -ancy.
“She’s prone to fits of termagancy when the men folk don’t follow her instructions.”
The devising or choosing of names for things, especially in a science or other discipline. / The term or terms applied to someone or something.
Early 17th century: from French, from Latin nomenclatura, from nomen ‘name’ + clatura ‘calling, summoning’ (from calare ‘to call’).
The process of transferring designs from prepared paper on to glass or porcelain.
Mid 19th century: from French décalcomanie, from décalquer ‘transfer a tracing’ + -manie ‘-mania’ (with reference to the enthusiasm for the process in the 1860s).