KJV Dictionary Definition: woman


WOMAN, n. plu. women. a compound of womb and man.

1. The female of the human race, grown to adult years.

And the rib, which the Lord god had taken from the man, made he a woman. Genesis 2.

Women are soft, mild, pitiful, and flexible.

We see every day women perish with infamy, by having been too willing to set their beauty to show.

I have observed among all nations that the women ornament themselves more tan the men; that wherever found, they are the same kind, civil, obliging, humane, tender beings, inclined to be gay and cheerful, timorous and modest.

2. A female attendant or servant.

WOMAN, v.t To make pliant.


WOMANED, a. Accompanied or united with a woman. Not used.