womanfolk

noun

plural womenfolk also womanfolk or womenfolks
1
chiefly dialectal : woman
2
womenfolk also womanfolk or womenfolks plural : the women of a group (as a family or community)
get the womenfolk off to the hillsE. M. Forster

Word History

Etymology

woman entry 2 + folk

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“Womanfolk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/womanfolk. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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