Meaning of forewoman

fore•wom•an

Pronunciation: (fôr'woom"un, fōr'-), [key]
— pl. -wom•en.
  1. a woman in charge of a particular department or group of workers.
  2. a woman on a jury selected to preside over and speak for all the jurors on the panel.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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