womanhead

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From woman +‎ -head.

Noun[edit]

womanhead (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Womanhood. [14th-19th c.]
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.xii:
      Vnder that Porch a comely dame did rest, / Clad in faire weedes, but fowle disordered, / And garments loose, that seemd vnmeet for womanhed.