Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fabled sea-creature with the body of a woman and the tail of a fish; a mermaid.
- n. A mermaid.
- From mer- + woman. (Wiktionary)
“Mind you, the merwoman is a fine figure of a woman, very fine, especially in salt water, but not fit to be Queen of the naga.”
“The merwoman he meets is sly and sultry, with plans of her own.”
“It was still hard to believe that a very full-bodied mermaid-merwoman-was sitting hip to hip with him.”
“What a remarkable coincidence that the merwoman should mention it just at this time.”
“Instead, where a river emptied into the sea, she found a different merwoman.”
“Our father was annoyed, until he met the merwoman.”
“The merwoman led the way to a thicket of bushes some distance back from the Gap, where the land was not too far above sea level.”
“Evidently it was not a violation of merfolk propriety to view a merwoman in legs or a merman in tail.”
“Mela did not like being called a nymph, when anyone could see she was a merwoman on legs.”
“Dragoman was gone, and a voluptuous merwoman wearing legs was yelling at her.”
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