Definitions

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  • noun The female equivalent of a ranchman.

Etymologies

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ranch +‎ woman

Examples

  • She was one stern lady, a ranchwoman who had grown up in hard times, and all nonsense had long ago been washed out of her.

    The Huckleberry Murders

  • She was one stern lady, a ranchwoman who had grown up in hard times, and all nonsense had long ago been washed out of her.

    The Huckleberry Murders

  • Fifteen minutes later they found Hetty and ten minutes after that, the wiry, resilient ranchwoman was sitting between them on the seat of the station wagon, explaining how she happened to be clear of the pickup when the blast occurred.

    Make Mine Homogenized

  • Why, this was no ordinary ranchwoman at all, but a woman of distinction, one to attract notice anywhere.

    The Sagebrusher A Story of the West

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