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n.1.A woman.
2.(Law) Lawful issue born in wedlock, in distinction from an elder brother born of the same parents before their marriage; a lawful son.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Quidam imperator regnavit, qui statuit pro lege, quod si mulier sub viro adulterata esset, sine misericordia de alto monte precipitaretur.
After all, one of the criticisms the anonymous author of Hic Mulier, a polemic against cross-dressing women, levies against androgynous women is that they exchange 'for needles, swords'.
(27.) Rosenberg J, Herring WJ, Blobner M, Mulier JP, Rahe-Meyer N, Woo T, et al.
His wife, a mulier fortis, taunted him to deny his God.
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This is underscored by the many references to his identity crisis: "I a woman, I a young man, I a lad, I a boy" (ego mulier, ego adulescens, ego ephebus, ego puer, 63); (17) "Shall I now be called a servant-girl of the gods and a maidservant to Cybele?" (ego nunc deum ministra et Cybeles famula ferar?, 68); "Shall I be a Maenad, I a part of me, I a sterile man?" (ego Maenas, ego mei pars, ego vir sterilis ero?, 69).