votress

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Etymology 1[edit]

Syncopic alteration of votaress by analogy with enchantress et al.

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Noun[edit]

votress (plural votresses)

  1. A female votary.
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Etymology 2[edit]

voter +‎ -ess

Noun[edit]

votress (plural votresses)

  1. A female that votes; a female voter.
References[edit]
  • ˈvotress²” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]

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