Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A woman who is a native or inhabitant of England.
  • n. A woman of English descent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A female native or inhabitant of England; a woman who is English by birth, descent, or naturalization.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Fem. of Englishman.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A woman who is a native of England, or a member of the distinctive English race.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a woman who is a native or inhabitant of England

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Examples

  • I should at least have had to walk to Calais, or to have slept, as did one titled Englishwoman I know, in a bathtub.

    Kings, Queens and Pawns An American Woman at the Front

  • A true-hearted Englishwoman is the finest product of God's earth, after all's said and done.

    Lady Molly of Scotland Yard

  • My dinner companions had not heard this kind of stuff before and certainly not from me, who they know as the Englishwoman who eats everything.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • Montague was staggered at the idea of a two-hundred-thousand-dollar fur coat; and yet not long afterward there arrived in the city a titled Englishwoman, who owned a coat worth a million dollars, which hard-headed insurance companies had insured for half a million.

    The Metropolis

  • Accompanied by a titled Englishwoman whom he had rescued from a frightful fate, and his identity vouched for by her as that of a Frenchman by the name of Frecoult, he had looked forward, and not without reason, to the active assistance of the British from the moment that he came in contact with their first outpost.

    Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar

  • Still the Englishwoman was attracted beyond measure by the image, and found no joy nor peace without it.

    The Miracles of Antichrist: A Novel

  • Accompanied by a titled Englishwoman whom he had rescued from a frightful fate, and his identity vouched for by her as that of a

    Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar

  • She had no particular accent, but yet her speech differed slightly from that of the conventional Englishwoman of her class -- the refined and well-educated Englishwoman, that is.

    The Message

  • Hazel and the Englishwoman were ambling on ahead in as matter-of-fact a fashion as if that were their usual mode of travel.

    Jerry Junior

  • What did he know about the so-called Englishwoman whose passport he had signed?

    Twenty Years Of Balkan Tangle

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