Meaning of “womenfolk” in the English Dictionary

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"womenfolk" in British English

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womenfolknoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈwɪm.ɪn.fəʊk/ us /ˈwɪm.ɪn.foʊk/ old-fashioned

the women in a family or society:

The communal land is cultivated by the womenfolk in the tribe.
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(Definition of “womenfolk” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)