[ welsh-woom-uhn, welch- ]

noun,plural Welsh·wom·en.
  1. a woman who is a native or inhabitant of Wales.

Origin of Welshwoman

1400–50; late Middle English Walsshwoman;see Welsh, woman

Words Nearby Welshwoman

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How to use Welshwoman in a sentence

  • She was a Welshwoman of the pure blood, therefore delicately mannered by nature.

  • “A Welshwoman married to a Scotch husband, possibly,” suggested Charlotte.

    The Shadow of Ashlydyat | Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Well, now, to begin at the very beginning: I am a Welshwoman, as you may have heard.

    Erema | R. D. Blackmore
  • No gloomy Welshwoman shall people the dusky corners with weird horrors, nor utter horrid prophecies of death and ghastly things.

    The Upper Berth | Francis Marion Crawford
  • This speaker was a Welshwoman; I recognised the clear, over-emphasised consonants, and a faint suggestion of an accent.

    The Great Return | Arthur Machen