Definitions

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

  • n. A woman who works on or operates a farm.

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Examples

  • Victoria lived as a farmwoman (Earth) and died by drowning (Water).

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  • By Daniel Burke Religion News Service RNS In 1859, a Wisconsin farmwoman recounted three mystical meetings with the Virgin Mary, who told her to pray...

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  • RNS In 1859, a Wisconsin farmwoman recounted three mystical meetings with the Virgin Mary, who told her to pray for the conversion of sinners and teach children the Catholic faith.

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  • On such occasions, I lose myself in a picture-perfect image of a cozy farmhouse, broom at the front door and chicory-laced coffee on the wood burning stove (as a real French farmwoman keeps it, I imagine).

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  • Entranced and shocked by episodes of the soap opera "Dallas," an astonished farmwoman asked her, "Is everyone in your country as mean as JR?"

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  • I watched herstep through the tall green rushes to meet me, a young farmwoman, shy, and fierce, her hairin her eyes, her cracked lips open, laughing.

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  • On such occasions, I lose myself in a picture-perfect image of a cozy farmhouse, broom at the front door and chicory-laced coffee on the wood burning stove as a real French farmwoman keeps it, I imagine.

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  • Kethry asked a sunburned farmwoman, nodding at the pony and its sullen rider.

    Oathblood

  • At the next wooden stand, a farmwoman was crossing out the chalk prices on the slate signs and writing new numbers beneath.

    Stones from the River

  • The kindness of a townswoman of Tours to a poor farmwoman who is mistress to her husband, makes the latter so ashamed of his faithlessness that he returns to his wife

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