marks·​wom·​an ˈmärks-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce markswoman (audio)
: a woman skilled in shooting at a mark or target

Examples of markswoman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This Telluride gem brews up specialties like the Annie Oakley (a latte with caramel and cinnamon named for the pioneering markswoman) and Butch Cassidy (a mocha with Irish cream syrup after the infamous Telluride bank robber), plus all the usual caffeine mainstays. Marissa Wolkenberg, Bon Appétit, 26 Sep. 2022 As our markswoman reeled in the dart, our team celebrated the capture of a precious skin biopsy sample. Amy Apprill, The Conversation, 17 Dec. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1802, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of markswoman was in 1802

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“Markswoman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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