Wom"an*hood (?), n.

1.

The state of being a woman; the distinguishing character or qualities of a woman, or of womankind.

Unspotted faith, and comely womanhood. Spenser.

Perhaps the smile and the tender tone Came out of her pitying womanhood. Tennyson.

2.

Women, collectively; womankind.

 

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