noun Date: 1802 a woman skilled in shooting at a mark or target

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  • markswoman — /mahrks woom euhn/, n., pl. markswomen. a woman skilled in shooting at a mark; a woman who shoots well. [1795 1805; MARK1 + s1 + WOMAN] Usage. See woman. * * * …   Universalium

  • markswoman — noun A woman skilled in shooting at a target. Syn: archer, bowman, sharpshooter …   Wiktionary

  • markswoman — mÉ‘rkswÊŠmÉ™n / mɑːk n. female person who is skillful at shooting at a mark (especially with a pistol or rifle); female marksman, female sharpshooter …   English contemporary dictionary

  • markswoman — marks·woman …   English syllables

  • markswoman — marks•wom•an [[t]ˈmɑrksˌwʊm ən[/t]] n. pl. wom•en a woman skilled in shooting at an object or target • Etymology: 1795–1805 usage: See woman …   From formal English to slang

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