Definition of Courtezans

1. Noun. (plural of courtezan) ¹



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Definition of Courtezans

1. courtezan [n] - See also: courtezan

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Courtezans

courtepy
courter
courters
courtesan
courtesans
courtesanship
courtesied
courtesies
courtesy
courtesy card
courtesy copy
courtesy name
courtesy of
courtesying
courtezan
courtezans (current term)
courthouse
courthouses
courtier
courtierlike
courtierly
courtiers
courtiery
courting
courtisanerie
courtisaneries
courtless
courtlet
courtlets
courtlier

Literary usage of Courtezans

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1. A Theological Dictionary, Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms: A by Charles Buck (1815)
"... a Franciscan, who converted a vast number of courtezans, about the year 1492. Louis, duke of Orleans, gave them his house for a monastery ; or rather, ..."

2. The Pursuits of Literature: A Satirical Poem in Four Dialogues, with Notes by Thomas James Mathias (1801)
"... rather long, By Doctor Parr, all in the vulgar tongue; Last, Horsley's master-piece, (««) and merry plans, To accent right the goods of courtezans. ..."

3. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1876)
"Jares With garbh grace they smile, they jet, they jest: О English dames, your lightness verily The courtezans of Rome do much deteste. ..."

4. A Journal of Travels in England, Holland and Scotland, and of Two Passages by Benjamin Silliman (1820)
"Royal circus—A pantomime—Absurdity of battles on the stage—- Horsemanship—Ludicrous scene—courtezans—Old Bailey— Incidents there—A wonderful old ..."

5. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1807)
"the people, would have overturned the throne, if the band cf courtiers and of courtezans who surrounded it, had not, by their accumulated enormities, ..."

6. Indo-Aryans: Contributions Towards the Elucidation of Their Ancient and by Raja Rājendralāla Mitra (1881)
"Association with courtezans. Bali- deva's constancy. Drinking. Varieties of spirituous drinks. Wine biscuits. Banquet. Buffalo-meat. Dressing of meat. ..."

7. Autobiography, a Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing Lives Ever (1830)
"... on which all the courtezans of note in the city began to try all arts to please him, each hoping to attract him to herself, and dip into his strong box. ..."

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