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See also: Huntress
- hunteress (obsolete)
A variant of hunteress, from Middle English hunteras, hunteres, hunteresse, equivalent to hunter + -ess, possibly on the model of the likes of mistress.
huntress (plural huntresses, masculine hunter)
- (dated) A female hunter.
- 1590, Edmund Spenser, “Book III, Canto V”, in The Faerie Queene. […], London: […] [John Wolfe] for William Ponsonbie, OCLC 960102938:
- In those same woods ye well remember may / How that a noble hunteress did wonne [...].
- 2014, William Kremer, A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia, BBC World Service:
- Ashol-Pan, the daughter of a particularly celebrated hunter, may well be the country's only apprentice huntress.
- 2017, BioWare, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Redwood City: Electronic Arts, OCLC 1261299044, PC, scene: Reminder:
- Grief and fear cannot rule you;
let them be your faithful servants, protective of their mistress.
Loss serves a huntress like fuel serves fire.
female who hunts