Definition of Canoness

1. n. A woman who holds a canonry in a conventual chapter.



Definition of Canoness

1. Noun. (dated) A woman who holds a canonry in a conventual chapter. ¹

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Definition of Canoness

1. a woman who lives according to a canon [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canoness

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Literary usage of Canoness

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1. A History of Germany: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by Friedrich Kohlrausch (1844)
"... Excitement renewed—The Netherlands—The Duke of Alba—The Elector Gebhard of Cologne and Agnes of Mansfeld, canoness of Gerresheim—Gebhard excommunicated— ..."

2. The Best Reading: Second [--fourth] Series. A Priced and Classified ...by Lynds Eugene Jones by Lynds Eugene Jones (1893)
"Heyse, P. Romance of the canoness. 12° NY 75 b. Higginson, TW The Monarch of Dreams. 24° Bost. 50 . Higginson, SJ A Princess of Java. 12° Bost. I 50 c. ..."

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