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Definition of Markswoman
1. [n -WOMEN]
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Literary usage of Markswoman
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1. Sixty Years in California: A History of Events and Life in California by William Heath Davis (1889)
"... Skilled markswoman—Limantour appears on the Scene—His Vessel goes Ashore near Point Reyes—His Silks find Ready Sale—A Cargo of Cattle Shipped to ..."
2. Sporting Anecdotes: Original and Select: Including Characteristic Sketches by Amateur sportsman (1804)
"But, with all their cunning, when several traps are employed, it is difficult for them to escape. Their skins are very valuable. A CELEBRATED markswoman. ..."
3. The Legal Observer, Or, Journal of Jurisprudence (1841)
"The affidavit was made by the defendant, who was a markswoman, ... In the jurat it was not stated that the markswoman had made her mark in the presence of ..."
4. The Law Reports by Great Britain Court of Chancery, George Wirgman Hemming (1867)
"Testatrix, a markswoman, made a will, shortly before her death, ... The execution of the will by the testatrix (a markswoman), was attested by the said ..."
5. The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1949: Comprising Reports of Cases in the (1846)
"Secondly, that it appeared, on the face of the examination of Anne Brown, that she was a markswoman, and that neither in the jurat nor attestation of the ..."
6. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"marksman (contextual) .markswoman (con- textual), gun (cant); spec, gunman (cant or slang), rifleman, sharpshooter; see 2. Referring to the shooting of ..."
7. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1855)
"As I had f»re- seen, I had not the slightest chance with the expert markswoman. I considered myself very fortunate when I hit the target, which was as big ..."