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From Middle English womanhoode, wommanhod, whomanhode, variants of Middle English womanhede, equivalent to woman +‎ -hood.


womanhood (countable and uncountable, plural womanhoods)

  1. The state of being a woman.
  2. All the qualities typical of women.
  3. Women considered as a group.
  4. (euphemistic) The vulva.
    • 2007, Mark A. Cherpak, Circle of Fear: Uncharted Worlds (page 264)
      Easing down to her panties slowly as if investigating a carrier of a dangerous plague, both hands were quivering like it was contagious while feeling extraordinarily alarmed, he commenced to inspect her womanhood.

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