a.1.Of or relating to women.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(3) Countering this view, The Victoria Magazine, an all-female publishing venture founded by Emily Faithfull, argued that there was 'necessarily more sympathy, and therefore more true tenderness [and] more gentle charity' between women, and 'a much greater capability in a woman of friendship with another woman than with a man'.4 The debate raged for well over a decade with antagonists like Eliza Lynn Linton arguing that women were 'always more or less antagonistic to each other' and womanhood was divided by 'gynecian war' in which emancipated women 'cannot combine ....