She pron. [sing. nom. She; poss. Her. or Hers obj. Her; pl. nom. They poss. Their or Theirs obj. Them ]
1. This or that female; the woman understood or referred to; the animal of the female sex, or object personified as feminine, which was spoken of.
She loved her children best in every wise. --Chaucer.
Then Sarah denied, . . . for she was afraid. --Gen. xviii. 15.
2. A woman; a female; -- used substantively. [R.]
Lady, you are the cruelest she alive. --Shak.
Note: ☞ She is used in composition with nouns of common gender, for female, to denote an animal of the female sex; as, a she-bear; a she-cat.