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yachtswoman

[yots-woo m-uh n] /ˈyɒtsˌwʊm ən/
noun, plural yachtswomen.
1.
a woman who owns or sails a yacht, or who is devoted to yachting.
Origin of yachtswoman
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; yacht + 's1 + -woman
Usage note
See -woman.
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  • She is a golfer, a yachtswoman, fond of sport generally, and withal a charming hostess.

    Christopher Quarles Percy James Brebner
  • I soon discovered that the lady had been something of a yachtswoman, and seemed perfectly at home on the heaving ocean.

    Atchoo!

    George Niblo

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