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horsewoman

[hawrs-woo m-uh n] /ˈhɔrsˌwʊm ən/
noun, plural horsewomen.
1.
a woman who rides on horseback.
2.
a woman who is skilled in managing or riding horses.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; horse + woman
Related forms
horsewomanship, noun
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Word Origin and History for horse woman

horsewoman

n.

1560s, from horse (n.) + woman. Cf. horseman.

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