frontierswoman frontierswoman

Definition(s):

  • (n) a woman who lives on the frontier

Usage(s):

  1. It is not therefore odd that his depiction of the frontierswoman should resemble a Byzantine cowgirl, shotgun in hand, fearlessly facing whatever the gods may send.
  2. The heroine is a reluctant frontierswoman of the 1880s named Catherine Crocker.
  3. John Ford made her a stalwart frontierswoman in Drums Along the Mohawk.

News

  • Neko Case Talks About Moby Dick, Depression, and Her New Tattoo

    Neko Case’s powerful voice and elliptical songs — ranging from blaring power pop to haunting alt-country — have for nearly twenty years made her a singer apart: a goddess among boys in the New Pornographers, a mysterious lone frontierswoman of sorts on her solo records. All that mythology gets peeled ... More »        
    on August 27, 2013     Source: Vulture

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