[ noun ] an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
"the woman kept house while the man hunted"
Used in print(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)
The crowd at the twenty-first annual K._of_C._Games , final indoor meet of the season , got a thrill a_few minutes earlier when a slender , bespectacled woman broke the one week old world_record in the half-mile run .(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)
A Protestant woman marveled to me over the large crowds going_in and out of the Birmingham_Oratory ( Catholic ) Church on Sunday mornings .
It has been my experience to find as many men as women in church , and to hear almost everyone in church congregations reciting the Latin prayers and responses at Mass .(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)
Why , I once used this machine to cure a woman with 97 pounds of cancer in her body '' .
Mr._A. , her fellow townsman , also experienced a nervous_breakdown just as_soon_as he discovered that he had been bilked of his life savings by the limited practitioner who had been treating his wife - a woman suffering from an incurable disease , multiple_sclerosis - and himself .
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