Definitions

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

  • n. A woman who rides a horse.
  • n. A woman skilled in equitation.
  • n. A woman who breeds and raises horses.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a woman who is skilled with horses, a female equestrian

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A woman who rides on horseback.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A woman who rides on horseback.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a woman horseman

Etymologies

horse +‎ woman; compare horseman (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Even the horsewoman is a bit blurry, which is maybe just as well (recognisability etc.), but I still like it.

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  • The first words he addressed to me as I entered the room were, "You appear to be a very good horsewoman, which is a great merit in the eyes of an old

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  • Dorothy Gibson-Craig was born into an aristocratic family in Melrose, Scotland, in 1884 and she spent a peaceful childhood in Scotland and England, becoming an accomplished horsewoman and developing a love for animals.

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  • Mr. Guillet's wife, Viviane Marescot , an artist and horsewoman 23 years his junior, says they haven't given up on the boat: "If we live without a dream, we are dead, and I don't like to live like a dead soul," she says.

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  • In Ms. Lord's view, the violet-eyed actress began introducing the movie-going masses to gender-equality issues at age 12, when she played a cross-dressing young horsewoman in "National Velvet" 1944.

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  • Nikki McHugh is a lifelong hunter and horsewoman, who now enjoys taking her children into the field.

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  • She might be a magnificent pianist, horsewoman, diver, and swimmer, but it was patent, despite her singing throat, that she was not a magnificent singer.

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  • But she was a land-woman, a horsewoman – a — she was the universal woman.

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  • He found Dede a good horsewoman -- good not merely in riding but in endurance.

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  • Sophie Pearson was an exceedingly able horsewoman, and driver.

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