from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One devoted to the female sex; a courter of women; a gallant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A gallant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A gallant.


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female +‎ -ist?


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  • While other men, notably Hamilton, of whom he betrays an absurd jealousy, have been neglecting their private interests in the public cause, he has been distinguishing himself as a femalist, and thinking of nothing else but making money at the bar.

    The Conqueror Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton 1902


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