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[mahrks-woo m-uh n]
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noun, plural marks·wom·en.
  1. a woman skilled in shooting at a mark; a woman who shoots well.
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Origin of markswoman

1795–1805; mark1 + 's1 + -woman

Usage note

See -woman.
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  • She is not so infallible a markswoman, but that she might shoot at a crow and kill a pigeon.

    Maid Marian

    Thomas Love Peacock