From woman + -head.
- (obsolete) Womanhood. [14th–19th c.]
1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, London: William Ponsonbie, OCLC 960102938, book II, canto XI:
- Vnder that Porch a comely dame did rest, / Clad in faire weedes, but fowle disordered, / And garments loose, that seemd vnmeet for womanhed.