frontierswoman

noun plural -women

(formerly) a woman living on a frontier, esp in a newly pioneered territory of the US

Nearby words

  1. fronter,
  2. frontes,
  3. frontier,
  4. frontier orbital,
  5. frontiersman,
  6. frontis,
  7. frontispiece,
  8. frontlash,
  9. frontless,
  10. frontlessly

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Examples from the Web for frontierswoman

  • In her TLC series on Alaska, we see Sarah the frontierswoman hunting, skeet-shooting, and beating a captured halibut to death.

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