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

  • n. A woman who is a native or inhabitant of Wales.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A woman who is a native or inhabitant of Wales.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The cheating allegation and the insulting use of “git” were not challenged but his HOD reproved the young man for using the racist term “Taff” to me, a Welshwoman.

    If It Looks Crazy And It Sounds Crazy………….. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • But the possible bolters are there, too: two 18-year-olds in Sam Harrison and Laura Trott, both clearly being fast-tracked towards London with a view to riding in the omnium, and a more outside bet in the 20‑year‑old Welshwoman Dani King, who has a chance of a place in the women's team pursuit just a month after her first appearance at a World Cup.

    Team GB's young pretenders make a bolt for London 2012 Olympic places

  • Next you'll be telling us he's useless because he's married to a Welshwoman, happens to be bald and comes from Yorkshire.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • Oliver's voice in silent darkness announced that this performance, given free, was dedicated to the memory of his top-flight groom, Mona Watkins, a homespun Welshwoman from the valleys.

    The Elvis Latte

  • The dark lass that would not be a nun in England, God keep her, why should she, a black Welshwoman as ever was!, and said yes to Ieuan ab Ifor as a blessed relief by comparison, do you tell me she has stolen a horse and made off into the night before the guard shut us in?

    His Disposition

  • "And you, being a good Welshwoman," said Turcaill, wryly smiling, "fear for your Gwynedd, and all those men of Owain's host camped there barely a mile from us."

    His Disposition

  • For what it's worth, this Welshwoman far away agrees with you, Ordo.

    Labour: no presence at the Eisteddfod

  • The more inexcusable therefore is he for his niggardliness to his Welshwoman.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Well, now, to begin at the very beginning: I am a Welshwoman, as you may have heard.


  • English family grew up and left me, when, feeling myself rather lonely, I married a decent young Welshwoman, by whom I had one son, the lad John who is following behind with his dog Joe.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.