who's 'she', the cat's mother?

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Who's 'she', the cat's mother?

  1. (idiomatic, somewhat dated, Britain, New England) A rebuke especially directed towards children for having referred to a woman as "she", instead of using her name or an appropriately respectful title.
    "She's coming on the trip with us too!"
    "Who's 'she', the cat's mother?"
    "Sorry, gran is coming with us too."