highwaywoman

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Noun[edit]

highwaywoman (plural highwaywomen)

  1. The female equivalent of a highwayman.
    • 2005, Carolly Erickson, The girl from Botany Bay
      They set up a hue and cry for the three highwaywomen, who were at length discovered at a low tavern, spending some of the nearly twelve pounds they had gotten from the sale of Agnes's property.