markswoman

[ mahrks-woom-uhn ]
/ ˈmɑrksˌwʊm ən /

noun, plural marks·wom·en.

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 for markswoman

See -woman.
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Example sentences from the Web for markswoman

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

    Maid Marian|Thomas Love Peacock