bowwoman

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bow +‎ woman

Noun[edit]

bowwoman (plural bowwomen)

  1. A female archer.
    • 1874, The Gentleman's Magazine (part 2, page 164)
      And if we may compare modern with ancient archery the performances of some of our bowmen and bowwomen may be said to fairly rival the historic and partly fabulous exploits of famous mediaeval archers []