Mannishness

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429. Mannishness (See also Boyishness.)

  1. Amazon female warrior. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 18]
  2. Boadicea (Boudicca ) British queen and warrior; slew 80,000 Romans. [Br. Hist.: Walsh, Classical, 58]
  3. Bradamant female knight-errant. [Ital. Lit.: Orlando Furioso ]
  4. Brass, Sally couldnt tell her apart from brother Sampson. [Br. Lit.: The Old Curiosity Shop ]
  5. Omphale Lydian queen; wore Hercules lion skin. [Gk. Myth.: Wheeler, 269]
  6. Rosie the Riveter popular WWII song romanticizing women workers. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 395]