Definition of Countesses

1. Noun. (plural of countess) ¹

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Definition of Countesses

1. countess [n] - See also: countess

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Countesses

counterwind
counterwinds
counterwoman
counterwomen
counterword
counterwords
counterwork
counterworked
counterworker
counterworkers
counterworking
counterworks
counterworld
counterworlds
countess
countesses (current term)
countest
counteth
counthry
countian
countians
counties
countification
countified
countifies
countify
countifying
counting
counting-out game
counting angels on pinheads

Literary usage of Countesses

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1. Napoleon in Exile: Or, A Voice from St. Helena. The Opinions and Reflections by Barry Edward O'Meara, Napoleon (1822)
"Lady Lowe came up to Longwood, and for the first time paid a visit to countesses Bertrand and Montholon. Gth.T-Napoleon observed to me, that the visit of ..."

2. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"At every period of his life queens, duchesses, and countesses have showered on him their regard. The Duke of Dorset, recently sent ambassador to France ..."

3. Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth by Lucy Aikin (1819)
"countesses of Lenox and Shrewsbury imprisoned.—Queen refuses the sovereignty of Holland.—Her remar/cable speech to the deputies.—Alchemy.—Notice of Dr. Dee. ..."

4. Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest: With Anecdotes of by Agnes Strickland, Elizabeth Strickland (1843)
"Her sponsors were the duke of Ormond, and the countesses of Clarendon and Arundel. The maternal joy of Mary Beatrice was as usual doomed to be succeeded by ..."

5. Scandinavian Folk-lore: Illustrations of the Traditional Beliefs of the by William Alexander Craigie (1896)
"The Three countesses at Trane-kaer. IN Trane-kier castle there is a room, which in old times was so much haunted, that no one could stay in it overnight. ..."

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