Definitions

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

  • n. Womankind.

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  • n. All women around the world viewed as one entity.

Etymologies

From women +‎ -kind. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • When were the 'womenkind' in a wrecker's village at a loss for expedients?

    International Miscellany of Literature, Art and Science, Vol. 1, No. 3, Oct. 1, 1850

  • He bemoaned the sufferings of his poor wounded men; he raved at the danger to which his "womenkind" had been exposed, and he exulted in the heroism of

    The Hidden Hand

  • He writes to Mr. Morritt with a proud indifference, clearly to some extent simulated: ” “My womenkind will be the greater sufferers, yet even they look cheerily forward; and, for myself, the blowing off of my hat on a stormy day has given me more uneasiness.” [

    Sir Walter Scott

  • He writes to Mr. Morritt with a proud indifference, clearly to some extent simulated: -- "My womenkind will be the greater sufferers, yet even they look cheerily forward; and, for myself, the blowing off of my hat on a stormy day has given me more uneasiness." [

    Sir Walter Scott (English Men of Letters Series)

  • I reminded Charmian of the canoe houses from which she had been barred in the South Pacific, where the kinky-haired cannibals escaped from their womenkind and feasted and drank by themselves, the sacred precincts taboo to women under pain of death.

    Chapter 1

  • Peking, and of the plans of the white men for their womenkind in the event of the yellow hordes breaking through the last lines of defence.

    CHAPTER XLIX

  • As he had been a god, so had his womenkind been goddesses.

    The Wife of a King

  • Barracks, at the Welse's, and a few other places, all men of standing were welcomed and made comfortable by the womenkind of like standing.

    CHAPTER 9

  • You belong to womenkind in general, and Mary Shelley will never be yours.

    Biography in the DNB

  • No matter what destruction was wreaked in the heart of the city, they, and their womenkind and children, were to escape hurt.

    Chapter 23: The People of the Abyss

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