n. A female chairperson; chairwoman.
"Esther has been involved with KOCOSA since its inception in 1989 (33 years ago!), first as a committee member, then vice-chair and finally chairlady for many years." (source)
“The chairlady said, '… and we must all learn to adjust to this fantastic new world, a world in which, only last week, an astronaut circled the world fifty times!' 'Humph!' humphed one of the ladies. 'If you have money, you travel.'" (NJY)
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- Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
- Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)
- North America
- The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
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