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workwoman

[wurk-woo m-uh n] /ˈwɜrkˌwʊm ən/
noun, plural workwomen.
1.
a female worker.
2.
a woman employed or skilled in some manual, mechanical, or industrial work.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; work + woman
Usage note
See -woman.
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