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See also: Magistra
magistra (plural magistras)
- (fiction, especially fantasy) A woman with power or authority, such as a teacher or archmage; a mistress.
- 2002, Evelyn Vaughn, Forest of the Night, →ISBN, page 13:
- Your grandmother must have provided assistance to the magistra at some point.
- 2007, L. E. Modesitt, Jr., Natural Ordermage, →ISBN, page 119:
- What the magistra hadn’t said was that a number of the other students were children, some as young as eight or nine.
- 2009, Alison Sinclair, Darkborn, New American Library, →ISBN:
- “You will take the magistra and magister wherever they need to go, please. They have done my household great service tonight.”
- 2013, R. S. Ford, Herald of the Storm (Steelhaven: Book One), Headline Publishing Group, →ISBN:
- The Magistra was waiting for him in the entrance hall, the vast double doors already opened.
- 2013, Daniel Abraham, The Tyrant’s Law (book 3 of The Dagger and the Coin), Hachette, →ISBN:
- It was, after all, addressed to the magistra of the branch, and technically she fit the description.
- 2015, Paul E. Horsman, Rhidauna: The Shadow of the Revenaunt, Book 1, Red Rune Books, →ISBN:
- With some difficulty, the magistra managed to undo the clasp.
- 2016, Rachel Neumeier, The Mountain of Kept Memory, Saga Press, →ISBN:
- Giving the magistra an apologetic nod, he turned to the karanat and observed, “You do speak Esse. Let’s have no more pretense of that kind. I have questions, which I can put to you in civilized fashion here, under Magistra Ilia’s eye, or elsewhere, under no concerned gaze. […]”
- 2017, Kevin MacGregor, editor, The Dark Eye: Starless Sky, Ulisses Spiele, →ISBN:
- “On the contrary, show them both in, and bring us a can of Tulamyde Gold and some cookies. It will not be said that I am stingy with important guests,” Emmeran Stoerrebrandt proclaimed. Yet another violation of his dietary rules. He regretted it almost at once. At least until the Magistra rushed into the room, her face set in a grim scowl.
- 2019, Eleanor Cripps, The Countess Choir Woman, Christian Faith Publishing, Inc., →ISBN:
- The magistra, who came to inspect the cleaning, interrupted her, “Why are you standing there staring at the wall when there’s much work to do, Floriana? […]”
- 2020, A.N. Sage, Kartega, Cauldron Press, →ISBN:
- She had always been jealous of the Magistras and their proximity to Queen Leona and now she could solve a problem for one of them.
- 2020, E.J. Russell, Witch Under Wraps, Riptide Publishing, →ISBN, page 34:
- It didn’t help that Zuri pulled out her saltiest language in Ky’s required meetings with the coven council. He was convinced she did it on purpose. For one thing, she always looked far too smug at the outraged expressions on the magistras’ faces.
- 2022, Esther Erman, Rebecca of Salerno: A Novel of Rogue Crusaders, a Jewish Female Physician, and a Murder, She Writes Press, →ISBN:
- Our physician is not available, and we have sought aid from the magistra and Leah Sara Garcia.
- (occult, witchcraft, Church of Satan) A female magister.
- 1989, Lois Bourne, Conversations with a Witch, Robert Hale, published 2014, →ISBN:
- Meditation has an important part in many witchcraft ceremonies, at least in the coven of which I am the Magistra or leader.
- 2007, Peter H. Gilmore, The Satanic Scriptures, Scapegoat Publishing, →ISBN, page vi:
- The magnificent Magisters and Magistras, profound Priests and Priestesses, wondrous Witches and Warlocks, astounding Agents, and the ever-inspiring loyal cohort that makes up the Citizenry of our Infernal Empire—you are an aristocracy of achievers, many of whom are cherished friends, and cannot know how very much you each mean to me.
- 2009, Michael W. Ford, Luciferian Witchcraft – The Book of The Serpent: The Grimoire of The Serpent, second edition, Succubus Publishing, →ISBN, page 308:
- If only the Magistra and Magister of the Rite are present, then just the Magister shall drink of simulate if fake (ie theatrical) blood is used.
- 2019, WLLM, Hokkus Satanus, Satan Wants Haikus!, Lee John Press, →ISBN, page 45:
- Fourth Degrees migrate, Magistras & Magisters administering.
- 2022, Robert Johnson, “Acknowledgments”, in The Satanic Warlock, second edition, →ISBN:
- My heartfelt appreciation to all of the Church of Satan Magisters, Magistras, Witches, Priests, Priestesses and members who contributed in words and deeds, […].
- female equivalent of magistr
From magister (“teacher, master”) + -a (feminine suffix).
- (Classical) IPA(key): /maˈɡis.tra/, [mäˈɡɪs̠t̪rä]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /maˈd͡ʒis.tra/, [mäˈd͡ʒist̪rä]
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magistra f (genitive magistrae, masculine magister); first declension
- a female teacher; mistress
- “magistra”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- “magistra”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- magistra in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
- magistra in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
magistra f (plural magistras)
- (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) female teacher
- (in terms of gender): magister
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