womynhood

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womanhood respelled with womyn.

Noun[edit]

womynhood (uncountable)

  1. (rare) Feminist spelling of womanhood
    • 1980, Susan J Wolfe, Julia Penelope, The Coming Out Stories
      Reclaiming my true womynhood, learning to truly know and love myself and other wimmin has taken time.
    • 2004, Bill Mullen, Afro-Orientalism
      Indeed, the opera recovers the bound and raped bodies of Afro-Asian womynhood as evidence of the need for a transracial feminist dialectic...
    • 2008, Laurie J Kendall, The Michigan Womyn's Music Festival
      In one brave and defiant performance, she redefined the patriarchal constructions of beauty, femininity, and womynhood for all who saw her.

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