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  • noun womenfolk


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  • Other times, in real danger, womenfolks, our kind of womenfolks, anyhow, they pitch right in and help.

    Eight Keys to Eden Mark Clifton 1934

  • The "womenfolks" from Maine were at Elkhorn when Roosevelt arrived.

    Roosevelt in the Bad Lands Hermann Hagedorn 1923

  • Dow and the "womenfolks" recounted the happenings of the season of his absence.

    Roosevelt in the Bad Lands Hermann Hagedorn 1923

  • Only the "womenfolks" and children remained indoors, and they were drowning with a piano any sounds that might have come from without.

    The Call of the Cumberlands Charles Neville Buck 1904

  • It was only to strangers that he aired his convictions on the training of "womenfolks," though for that matter he might safely have done it even at home; for everybody in Limington knew that it would always have been too late to begin with the Widder Bixby, since, like all the

    The Village Watch-Tower Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin 1889

  • Already the deacon's mare, with a wagon-load of the deacon's folks, had gone shambling past, head and tail drooping, clumsy hoofs kicking up clouds of dust, while the good deacon sat jerking the reins, in an automatic way, and the "womenfolks" patiently saw the dust settle upon their best summer finery.

    Being a Boy Charles Dudley Warner 1864

  • "womenfolks" patiently saw the dust settle upon their best summer finery.

    The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner Charles Dudley Warner 1864

  • He's a man, and I can deal with him better without womenfolks around.

    Chapter XVII 2010

  • Though I had heard that some other cultures had womenfolks who were oppressed and reacting by turning to feminism, it was a very remote concept to me.

    a leetle poll - Danya Ruttenberg 2006

  • Us womenfolks, we scrubbed clothes in a washtub and made our own soap.

    The Cat Who Knew Shakespeare Braun, Lilian Jackson 1988


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