April 23, 2005
# An adult female human. # Women considered as a group; womankind: “Woman feels the invidious distinctions of sex exactly as the black man does those of color” (Elizabeth Cady Stanton). # An adult female human belonging to a specified occupation, group, nationality, or other cate# gory. Often used in combination: an Englishwoman; congresswoman; a saleswoman. # Feminine quality or aspect; womanliness. # A female servant or subordinate. # Informal. 1. A wife. 2. A female lover or sweetheart. Source: The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Update: Here is Esther G's blog, The bell jar.
Posted by Ghost of a flea at April 23, 2005 09:23 AM
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