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forelady

[fawr-ley-dee, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌleɪ di, ˈfoʊr-/
noun, plural foreladies.
1.
a forewoman.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism; fore- + lady
Usage note
See lady.
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  • It should be evident to her that it is extremely difficult to obtain a forelady's job.

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