the fair sex

noun
variants: or less commonly the fairer sex

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old-fashioned
used to refer to all women as a groupa member of the fair sex

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“The fair sex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20fair%20sex. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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