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    a hunters' story VS hunters' story

    Hello everyone,
    Do I understand it right that when talking about the type of something we use a plural noun in the possessive case, e.g. a men's club (NOT a man's club if we don't mean the club owned by some man)? Then will it be correct to use phrases like 'a hunters' story' (a story told by hunters about hunting, usually a tell tale); 'a ladies' suit' (the one worn by women, not by men) etc? Will the combinations hunters' story and ladies' suits be different and show possession then?
    I appreciate your help greatly.

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    Re: a hunters' story VS hunters' story

    A lady's suit and a hunter's story for singular.

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    Re: a hunters' story VS hunters' story

    Thank you for answering my question. But will it be the same as 'women's suit'? Why is 'women's' plural and 'lady's' singular?

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    Re: a hunters' story VS hunters' story

    As a singular it should be "a woman's suit". It is the same concept.

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