from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman who performs manual or industrial labor for wages.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A woman who performs manual labour; the female equivalent of a workman
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A woman who performs any work; especially, a woman skilled in needlework.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A woman who does manual labor for a living: not usually applied to brain-workers. See workman.
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