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Fishwoman \Fish"wom`an\, n.; pl. Fishwomen. A woman who retails fish; a female fishmonger.


n. (context dated English) A woman who sells fish.

Usage examples of "fishwoman".

To these must be added washerwomen, beggars, bare-footed women, and fishwomen, enlisted for several days before and paid accordingly.

They are as distinct from the slaveholding gentry of the south, as are the fishwomen of Paris, and the coal-heavers of London, distinct from other members of society.

I was with her Majesty in the gardens on that dark, rainy day when the fishwomen came to Versailles.