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fisherwoman

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fisherwoman (plural fisherwomen)

  1. A woman who fishes.
    The fisherwoman cast her line.
  2. A woman whose profession is catching fish.
    She is a fisherwoman, out on a trawler for days at a time.

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In contemporary usage it has become more common to refer to anglers of both sexes as 'fishermen'.

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