Definitions

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  • noun The female equivalent of a plainsman.

Etymologies

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plains +‎ woman

Examples

  • Put an iron collar on a plainswoman, and she can't use her charms against you.

    Shaman's Crossing

  • She is convinced that a plainswoman has cast some sort of spell over you or cursed you and seeks to bend you to her will with her magic 'He stopped and swallowed, then looked at me from the corner of his eyes, as if reluctant to admit he'd been playing a silly game.

    Shaman's Crossing

  • With the vivid plainswoman in the foreground, the pale-haired writer of verse dwindled almost to reminiscence.

    Judith of the Plains

  • Judith, without a trace of amusement, was discussing materials, cut, and buttons; the plainswoman had proved herself the better gentlewoman of the two.

    Judith of the Plains

  • "Mr. Lang, as a plainswoman I fear I am a miserable failure," complained the Overland girl.

    Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders on the Great American Desert

  • Marthy, remember, was a plainswoman born and bred.

    The Ranch at the Wolverine

  • Marthy, remember, was a plainswoman born and bred.

    The Ranch at the Wolverine

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