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victoress (plural victoresses)
- (obsolete) A female victor.
- 1596, Edmund Spenser, “Book III, Canto XII”, in The Faerie Queene. […], part I (books I–III), London: […] [Richard Field] for William Ponsonbie, →OCLC, stanza 44, page 588:
- But when the victoreſſe arriued there, / Where late ſhe left the penſife Scudamore, / With her owne truſty Squire, both full of feare, / Neither of them ſhe found where ſhe them lore: […].
- 1606, C[aius, i.e., Gaius] Suetonius Tranquillus, “The Historie of Flavius Vespatianus Augustus”, in Philemon Holland, transl., The Historie of Twelve Cæsars Emperours of Rome. […], London: […] [Humphrey Lownes and George Snowdon] for Matthew Lownes, →OCLC, section 5, page 243:
- And at the field fought before Bebriacum, ere the battailes joyned, tvvo Ægles had a conflict and bickered together in all their fights: and vvhen the one of them was foyled and overcome, a third came at the very inſtant from the ſunne riſing and chaſed the Victreſſe avvay.