Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Grown to womanhood.

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Examples

  • I was bound out in Michigan state until I was woman-grown.

    Chapter IX

  • And can you not think it is hard for a good parent to imagine herself under the unhappy necessity of so treating her woman-grown daughter?

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • I was bound out in Michigan state until I was woman-grown.

    Chapter IX

  • But by the bedside with the gleam of the candle upon her soft, beautiful hair, and her face, which Kirsteen thought was like the face of an angel, stood Jeanie, Jeanie woman-grown, the beauty that all her sisters had expected her to be, radiant in colour and expression.

    Kirsteen: The Story of a Scotch Family Seventy Years Ago

  • Why man, should you wed Barbara Standish and raise a hand upon her as I've seen you do upon your daughters, woman-grown, I'd not answer but she'd have your life's blood for it; and if you bade her stint the measure of the corn she sold to your neighbors, she'd quit your roof and you, before you could say whiskerando!

    Standish of Standish A story of the Pilgrims

  • They see a girl, too, -- now woman-grown -- in whom the change, though less extreme, is still strikingly sadly for the worse.

    The Land of Fire A Tale of Adventure

  • For those of our captives that were woman-grown they would exchange one for one, and for their chief Dacoma they offered to give two; for the rest they insisted on receiving two for one.

    The Scalp Hunters

  • And can you not think it is hard for a good parent to imagine herself under the unhappy necessity of so treating her woman-grown daughter?

    Clarissa Harlowe; or the history of a young lady — Volume 3

  • a groaning cry, and so lay silently sobbing, while she looked down at him -- woman-grown in that instant.

    The Tyranny of the Dark

  • "By my saul, Lady Lyon," she cried, "there is a stick in yon corner that ye ken, and if you are insolent to your mother I will thrash you yet -- woman-grown as ye are.

    The Dew of Their Youth

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