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female

noun female being, female gender, female sex, gender, girl, her, herself, lady, miss, mrs., ms., she, woman
Associated concepts: women's rights
Foreign phrases: Feme, Femme.A woman. Feme covert. Amarried woman. Feme sole. A single woman.
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No Female shall walk in any public place without continually keeping up her Peace-cry, under penalty of death.
Any Female, duly certified to be suffering from St.
For whenever the temper of the Women is thus exasperated by confinement at home or hampering regulations abroad, they are apt to vent their spleen upon their husbands and children; and in the less temperate climates the whole male population of a village has been sometimes destroyed in one or two hours of simultaneous female outbreak.
To such perseverance in wilful self-deception Elizabeth would make no reply, and immediately and in silence withdrew, determined, that if he persisted in considering her repeated refusals as flattering encouragement, to apply to her father, whose negative might be uttered in such a manner as to be decisive, and whose behavior at least could not be mistaken for the affectation and coquetry of an elegant female.
The buxom female shook her head with a compassionate and sympathising air; and, appealing to Sam, inquired whether his father really ought not to make an effort to keep up, and not give way to that lowness of spirits.
Samuel,' said the buxom female, 'as I was telling him yesterday, he will feel lonely, he can't expect but what he should, sir, but he should keep up a good heart, because, dear me, I'm sure we all pity his loss, and are ready to do anything for him; and there's no situation in life so bad, Mr.
Weller,' said the buxom female, 'I'm sure I only spoke to you out of kindness.
It was no female head that was thrust in at the partially-opened door, but the long black locks and red face of Mr.
Then I saw the female leap forward and head him; and when he would have gone too far to the left, Raja sprang, snapping at his shoulder and held him straight.
But as the Thurian came Raja loosened his hold upon the lidi and dashed for him, with the female close after.
When finally the female ceased to struggle and rolled over on her back, her forepaws limply folded, I was sure that she was dead.
For a long time he was inclined to be shy of her, often baring his teeth at her approach, and it was a much longer time before the female made friends with us.