forewoman

[fawr-woom-uhn, fohr-]
noun, plural forewomen.
1.
a woman in charge of a particular department or group of workers.
2.
a woman on a jury selected to preside over and speak for all the jurors on the panel.

Origin:
1700–10; fore- + woman


See -woman.
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forewoman

noun
1. a woman who is foreperson of a jury 
2. a woman in charge of a group of workers 
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The first time, the forewoman misplaced her verdict sheet.
But one of those two, the jury forewoman, said later that she had felt unbearably pressured by other jurors.
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