[welsh-woo m-uh n, welch-]

noun, plural Welsh·wom·en.

a woman who is a native or inhabitant of Wales.

Origin of Welshwoman

1400–50; late Middle English Walsshwoman; see Welsh, woman
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Examples from the Web for welshwoman

Historical Examples of welshwoman

  • "The light one, the light one—the heavy one to come," crooned the Welshwoman.

    The Upper Berth

    Francis Marion Crawford

  • There goes a Welshwoman's legacy to the sea, with a herd of swine with devils in them!'

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

  • Well, now, to begin at the very beginning: I am a Welshwoman, as you may have heard.


    R. D. Blackmore

  • Mrs. Davis was a dear old Welshwoman, and a particular friend of Peggy's.

    A Terrible Tomboy

    Angela Brazil