Definition of Lectress
1. a female reader [n -ES] - See also: reader
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Literary usage of Lectress
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... lectress or lectrice (rare), droner, liner. readily, adv. ready (now only in the comparative or superlative, exc. colloq. or dial. ..."
2. The Metropolitan (1834)
"A deputy-col- lectress was making out my chance, when the buraliste herself emerged from an inner room, and instantly asked " Monsieur le Comte " what there ..."
3. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ...by William Cobbett, David Jardine by William Cobbett, David Jardine (1813)
"... (lectress and dutchess dowager of Hanover * See the preceding Case and the two fol Wing Cases. t So in the Record. It should be ' protect. ..."