markswoman

markswoman

[mahrks-woom-uhn]
noun, plural markswomen.
a woman skilled in shooting at a mark; a woman who shoots well.

Origin:
1795–1805; mark1 + 's1 + -woman


See -woman.
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marksman (ˈmɑːksmən)
 
n , pl -men
1.  a person skilled in shooting
2.  a serviceman selected for his skill in shooting, esp for a minor engagement
3.  a qualification awarded in certain armed services for skill in shooting
 
'marksmanship
 
n
 
'markswoman
 
fem n

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