Christianess

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Christian +‎ -ess

Noun[edit]

Christianess (plural Christianesses)

  1. (rare) a female Christian
    • Ambrose Bierce (Complete Works of Ambrose Bierce - Delphi Classics Series Three, without page numbers):
      A NOTED Jewish rabbi has been uttering his mind concerning "manufacturers of mixed marriages" — clergymen, that is to say, who marry Christians to Jewesses and Jews to Christianesses.