Brewer's: Shrieking Sisterhood
(The). Women who clamour about ?women's rights.?
?By Jove, I suppose my life wouldn't be worth a moment's purchase if I made public these sentiments of mine at a meeting of the Shrieking Sisterhood.? ?The World, 24th February, 1892, p. 25.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894