firewoman

noun
fire·​wom·​an | \ ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce firewoman (audio) \
plural firewomen

Definition of firewoman

: a female firefighter a volunteer firewoman

First Known Use of firewoman

1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Firewoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/firewoman. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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