Definition of Lectress

1. a female reader [n -ES] - See also: reader



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lectress

lect
lectern
lecterns
lectin
lectinlike
lectins
lection
lectionaries
lectionary
lections
lector
lectors
lectotype
lectotypes
lectour
lectress (current term)
lects
lectual
lecture
lecture demonstration
lecture hall
lecture notes
lecture room
lecture theatre
lectured
lecturelike
lecturer
lecturers
lecturership
lecturerships

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. ..."

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