[ley-woo m-uh n]
noun, plural lay·wom·en.
Origin of laywoman
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Related Words for laywomenlaymen, parish, congregation, laypeople, laywomen, amateur, dabbler, dilettante, laic, laity, layman, tyro, laywoman
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Historical Examples of 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.
noun plural -women
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
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