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  • n. A farmer's wife.

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Examples

  • It consist of 60 years of recipes and reminiscences from the life of a Nebraska farmwife, Alice Mickish Hendrickson.

    Homemaking Is Easier Now

  • Even though she was a farmwife and did tons of outdoor work like feeding the animals and gardening.

    What Women Are Saying About Clothing Today

  • I am no milksop farmwife to be cast aside: I am the sovereign Duchess of Aquitaine, and I will be deferred to as such!

    Alison Weir's "Captive Queen," a novel about Eleanor of Aquitaine

  • Gigi Adam has been a farmwife for fifty wonderful years.

    Devotional Stories for Mothers

  • As he staggered back against the wall of the house, he had just wit enough left to notice that the farmwife—now sticking out of her window and shrieking like the Glasgow Express—had knocked one of the pasties to the ground, where it was being devoured by the dog, who wore an expression of piety and rewarded virtue that Jerry found really offensive.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • Sire Guasca, in a shirt so well bleached it served as a beacon, scolded the men for flailing about like chickens after the farmwife has wrung their necks.

    Wildfire

  • Boeuf bourguignon was originally a peasant dish and there's no way a frugal farmwife is going to discard those veggies.

    Truffle Hunt

  • Like so many classic French dishes, boeuf bourguignon was originally a peasant dish and there's no way a frugal farmwife is going to discard those veggies.

    Truffle Hunt

  • He had produced a dress for her, stolen from the wash line of a conscientious farmwife, which she wore over her breeches and shirt.

    In Gordath Wood: Writer Patrice Sarath » Lady Blackheart

  • When a poor Texas farmwife confides her guilt about not bringing home a second paycheck, Brazelton nods toward her glowing children, crinkles his eyes and says: "You're doing a lot you're unaware of."

    Tv's Spock Flock

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