Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of workwoman.

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Examples

  • As regards the fifty francs, she had given them from a fund which M. Madeleine had intrusted to her for charitable purposes, and for giving assistance to the workwomen, and of which she rendered no account.

    Les Miserables

  • But furthermore, I will have you to let the workwomen of mine (and the head one ruling) to hire the aforesaid house, if so they will; for now are they skilled, and may well earn good livelihood by the work.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • Maximilien Longueville seated behind the desk, and engaged in paying out the change for a gold piece to one of the workwomen with whom he seemed to be in consultation.

    The Ball at Sceaux

  • Maximilien Longueville seated behind the desk, and engaged in paying out the change for a gold piece to one of the workwomen with whom he seemed to be in consultation.

    The Ball at Sceaux

  • And now what I would have you do, is first of all to fetch hither a notary and scrivener, that he may draw up a deed of gift to you, Gerard and Gerardsons, of this house and all that is therein, saving what money I may need for my journey, and gifts such as I shall bid you to be given to my workwomen.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • “Oh,” he replied, “we call this the sala, but no one ever comes into it; so we use it as a lumber-room, and the workwomen sit here.”

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • LiIy slipped out last among the band of liberated workwomen.

    The House of Mirth

  • She knew she was an object of criticism and amusement to the other workwomen.

    The House of Mirth

  • LiIy slipped out last among the band of liberated workwomen.

    The House of Mirth

  • She knew she was an object of criticism and amusement to the other workwomen.

    The House of Mirth

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