III. ORGANIC MATTER
1. Vitality; special vitality
feminality, muliebrity; womanhood (adolescence) [more].
womankind; the sex, the fair; fair sex, softer sex; weaker vessel.
dame, madam, madame, mistress, Mrs., lady, donna, belle, matron, dowager, goody, gammer; Frau, frow, Vrouw, rani; good woman, good wife; squaw; wife (marriage) [more]; matronage, matronhood.
bachelor girl, new woman, feminist, suffragette, suffragist.
nymph, wench, grisette; girl (youth) [more].
[Effeminacy] sissy, betty, cot betty [U.S.], cotquean, henhussy, molly coddle, muff, old woman.
[Female animal] hen, bitch, sow, doe, roe, mare; she goat, Nanny goat, tabita; ewe, cow; lioness, tigress; vixen.
[Phrases] "a perfect woman nobly planned" [Wordsworth]; "a lovely lady garmented in white" [Shelley]; das Ewig-Weibliche zieht uns hinan [Goethe]; "earth's noblest thing, a woman perfected" [Lowell]; es de vidrio la mujer; "she moves a goddess and she looks a queen" [Pope]; "the beauty of a lovely woman is like music" [G. Eliot]; varium et mutabile semper femina [Vergil]; "woman is the lesser man" [Tennyson].