[ley-woo m-uh n]
Origin of laywoman
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Examples from the Web for laywomen
If there had been, there would have been a term for laywomen and for clergywomen.
It is sheer trifling for sensible males to talk about a distinction between laymen and laywomen.
- a woman who is not a member of the clergy
- a woman who does not have specialized or professional knowledge of a subjecta guide for the laywoman
Word Origin and History for laywomen
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