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[fish-er-woo m-uh n]
noun, plural fish·er·wom·en.
  1. a woman who fishes, whether for profit or pleasure.
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Historical Examples of fisherwoman

  • Here was one trick with which the fisherwoman was not familiar.

    Days in the Open

    Lathan A. Crandall

  • It was a Berck fisherwoman's cloak, which she always put on when it rained.

  • "It's a he," replied the fisherwoman, and proceeded on her rounds.

  • Hunt for nobler game, if you like; but a fisherwoman must not despise the smallest that comes to her net.

  • The irate owner searched in vain for his slave and even asked the fisherwoman if she had seen a weeping maiden.