frontierswoman

noun plural -women

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

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Contemporary Examples of 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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    Howard Kurtz

    November 28, 2010