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- n. Plural form of frontierswoman.
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Descendents of the redoubtable frontierswomen who could shoot the testicles off a stampeding buffalo, reshingle the roof, chop wood, milk the cows and still have time to have a hearty meal on the table for her carrousing gun-totin 'husband when he got home.
If we look towards Palin's part of the world and the history of the exploration of the Arctic Circle, the comparison becomes even more strained, because polar frontierswomen pretty much didn't exist.
Is it even a remotely accurate portrayal of the original frontierswomen themselves?
The ministrations of Dr. Stickney had not been available, and the two mothers had survived because they had the constitutions of frontierswomen rather than because they had the benefit of the nursing of the termagant who was Jerry Tompkins's wife.
Already some of those fearless frontierswomen, the amazons of the Fortieth, had come ahead with bag, baggage and babies and moved into the log huts of their lords as contentedly as they would have taken quarters at the Grand Central in Omaha, but Mesdames Flight and
It’s filled with the usual NRO "ooh, Science scary" tocsins, as well as a dig at working women "The demand side of the market comes mostly from career-minded baby-boomers, the frontierswomen of feminism, who thought they could have it all".