handywoman


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hand·y·wom·an

 (hăn′dē-wo͝om′ən)
n.
A woman who does odd jobs or various small tasks.
Translations

handywoman

n pl <-women> (in DIY) → Bastlerin f, → Heimwerkerin f; (as job) → Hilfskraft f
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The Midwife's Tale: An Oral History From Handywoman To Professional Midwife
However, the untrained handywoman or neighbour might be the only attendant available to a woman if she could not afford to engage a registered midwife or if the midwife was suddenly unable to attend.
When he returned I announced my new role as family handywoman.
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SANTA BARBARA, California (AP) -- Mary Grace Canfield, a veteran character actress who played handywoman Ralph Monroe on the television show "Green Acres," has died.
The former GMTV weather girl hosted home makeover show Our House in 2003 but says she has been a handywoman since her student days and recently went back to college to study for a diploma in garden design.
The former GMTV weather girl hosted home makeover show Our House in 2003 but she has been a handywoman since her student days and recently studied garden design at college.
She now juggles DIY work as a handywoman with working 20 hours a week as a carer for Rhondda Cynon Taf council.
A BLONDE decided to hire herself out as a door-to-door handywoman.