forewoman forewoman  /ˈfɔr wu mən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a woman who is foreperson of a jury
  2. (n) a woman in charge of a group of workers

Usage(s):

  1. The forewoman pronounces carefully the names of new clients.
  2. Relatives of the Makhmudovs clapped and cheered when the forewoman announced the verdicts.
  3. After hearing the verdict, Herman Petrillo tried to slug the jury's forewoman, was dragged cursing from the courtroom.

News

  1. Binghamton heroine 'Mother Connor' who saved factory workers traced back to Cork

    Binghamton, New York celebrates the 100th anniversary of the actions of Irish-American woman Nellie Connor, factory forewoman in 1913 who helped to save the lives of her coworkers when a deadly inferno tore through the multiple story overall factory they worked in.
    on July 15, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. What's next for George Zimmerman?

    By the look on his face, it was hard to tell that George Zimmerman heard the verdict. "Not guilty," the jury forewoman said. Zimmerman didn't flinch. He turned to his lawyer, smiled briefly, then looked back to the bench.
    on July 14, 2013     Source: WKBT La Crosse

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