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swordswoman

[ sawrdz-woom-uhn, sohrdz- ]
/ ˈsɔrdzˌwʊm ən, ˈsoʊrdz- /
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noun, plural swords·wom·en.

a female who uses or is skilled in the use of a sword.
a female fencer.

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Origin of swordswoman

First recorded in 1880–85; sword + 's1 + -woman
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Example sentences from the Web for swordswoman

  • True, Nell ofttimes had fenced with the King and knew his wrist, but she was no swordswoman now.

    Mistress Nell|George C. Hazelton, Jr.
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