429. Mannishness (See also Boyishness.)
- Amazon female warrior. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 18]
- Boadicea (Boudicca ) British queen and warrior; slew 80,000 Romans. [Br. Hist.: Walsh, Classical, 58]
- Bradamant female knight-errant. [Ital. Lit.: Orlando Furioso ]
- Brass, Sally couldn’t tell her apart from brother Sampson. [Br. Lit.: The Old Curiosity Shop ]
- Omphale Lydian queen; wore Hercules’ lion skin. [Gk. Myth.: Wheeler, 269]
- Rosie the Riveter popular WWII song romanticizing women workers. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 395]
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