Manless


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Man´less


a.1.Destitute of men.
2.Unmanly; inhuman.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Then, quite suddenly, one day I stepped out of the peace of manless primality into the presence of man--and peace was gone.
Point to Point (P2P) manless speed enforcement system would be used to detect the speed limits in which average speed between the points would be calculated.
A property (on the left) at the junction with Manless Terrace has an inscription on the gable -"Miners Accident Hospital 1883"- which serves as a reminder of this area's importance as an ironstone mining centre during the Victorian era.
Yet Cleves also suggests that however much the women's relationship resembled a marriage, their manless household afforded each of them a degree of legal autonomy that women in legal marriages lost under coverture.
With this in mind, OAL has been developing a demonstration of 'manless' food manufacture for the University of Lincoln's National Centre for Food Manufacturing in Holbeach, which opens its doors in December.
Roberts, like Watson, is attentive to "gender trouble" in Jefferson, and counts Joanna, along with other unmarried white women in Faulkner, as a "maladjusted, predatory, manless woman judged by her access to or denial of 'normal' sexual relations or the possibility of marriage, marginal to the favored definitions of the feminine in the South" (150).
Manless shirts, sweaters, jackets, pants, even hats.
He said that, in the future: "I see a manless Air Force.
[she] has rushed in where angels fear to tread to rescue the middle-aged and manless woman from her lonely plight.
Save the Males, Kathleen Parker's 2008 polemic on sexual permissiveness and libertinism, contains the following euphemisms for vagina: "inner sanctum," "familiars," "you know what," "very private parlor," "sacred vessel," "vestal vestibule," and "hirsute abyss of God's little oven." We will be, laments Parker in her obligatory chapter on Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues, so "awash in vaginaism," that we are nothing beyond "vaginas on the plain seeking out other vaginas with which to hold hands and gaze unlongingly into the silky night of a manless moon." We have abandoned a better, gentler America, a place where women were "above this sort of thing," a nation where men did not "talk about vaginas in public."