vicaress

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

vicar +‎ -ess

Noun[edit]

vicaress (plural vicaresses)

  1. A sister lower in order than an abbess or mother superior in a nunnery or convent.
  2. A female representative.
  3. The wife of a parish vicar.

Translations[edit]

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Quotations[edit]

  • Champagne had quickened her tongue, whereas the vicaress began to wax somnolent with a pleasant sense of satiety. She responded in monosyllables to Mrs. Marjoy's dithy- rambics on morals.

References[edit]

  • Found in the Oxford English Dictionary