Noun(1) a group of men considered collectively, especially the men of a particular family or community.
(1) Together they're singing - a lament that idles across the water, a chant of fishermen's wives reaching across the centuries, like hands to pull their menfolk back from the depths of the sea.(2) The common refrain that it is the menfolk in the families who control the women elected members may be partly true; but studies show that the situation is rapidly changing.(3) Although this service is compiled and organised by women, the menfolk will also be welcome to join in the service on Friday night.(4) They were social occasions, acting as a marriage market for the young, a place where older women could indulge in gossip and which provided unlimited networking opportunities for their menfolk .(5) Women and children crowd around a wood stove in one room while, outside in the pouring rain, their menfolk unload sacks of potatoes and rice.(6) the menfolk of the village watch the goings-on(7) The menfolk of Shanghai are world-famous for their consideration towards their wives and their diligence in carrying out household chores.(8) Our menfolk are not usually backwards at coming forwards, so it was a surprise to see Blackburn's first speed dating event had more women than men queuing to find a partner.(9) North Yorkshire women have been asked by police to nag their motorcycle-loving menfolk to ride with more restraint on the county's roads.(10) Then, there is the crucial administering of the medicine in the murrel that is deftly handled by the menfolk and the women in the family.(11) Like their menfolk , our women should be encouraged to project their abilities and potential within their democratic rights in a competitive market.(12) Geraldine Pearson was one of hundreds of women who made their way to Downing Street last week as part of a campaign to save the jobs of their menfolk at the already silent MG Rover plant.(13) I can understand the anguish which will be beginning to form in the minds of so many Ulster families whose menfolk have worked at Harland's for generations.(14) Aughness was once a busy village full of youthful exuberance, where the menfolk would return from England for the summer months to fish its rich waters.(15) And thinking back, it seems that the ladies present weren't quite so dismissive as their menfolk and some were unashamedly enthusiastic.(16) If you listen closely enough, you should be able to make out the angry words above the din: a cacophony of female voices raised to the rafters with one common message for their menfolk .
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