from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Alternative spelling of
Sorry, no etymologies found.
She was a woman-child, but she was daughter of all women, as her mother before her, and she was the mother of all women to come after her.
Chapter 21 2010
Well the Goddess did send me a woman-child who not only looks JUST like me but her favorite thing to do with me is to squeeze my belly fat.
But he cast eyes upon my woman-child who was become a woman.
Look you, it was the church, always the church; for I passed over his body and sent the Factor to meet my woman-child before his god, which is a bad god, and the god of the white men.
And I worked for the company as a hunter, as a guide, as a driver of dogs, till my woman-child was become a woman, tall, and slender, and fair to the eye.
And we went away, my woman-child and I, even to the Hudson Bay Country, where white men were few and the questions they asked not many.
Hot damn! As Nancy goes on to say as well, let's get to work on restoring the reproductive rights for every woman and woman-child in this fine country.
Archive 2009-01-01 2009
And in that employ he fared farther and farther east, until he crossed Bering Sea into Russian America; and at Pastolik, which is hard by the Great Delta of the Yukon, became the husband of Halie, who was the grandmother of Jees Uck. Out of this union came the woman-child, Tukesan.
Baptiste the Red, still gazing across, recognized the familiar postures, and remembered the girl who had shared his star-roofed couch in the hills and forests, and the woman-child who lay somewhere by bleak Hudson's Bay.
So in the end she bore me a child, a woman-child, and died.