Definition of Goddesses

1. Noun. (plural of goddess) ¹



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Definition of Goddesses

1. goddess [n] - See also: goddess

Lexicographical Neighbors of Goddesses

goddamning
goddamnit
goddamns
goddams
goddang
goddanged
goddaughter
goddaughters
godded
godden
goddens
goddess-ship
goddess-ships
goddesse
goddesses
goddesship
goddesships
goddesshood
goddesshoods
goddesslike
goddessship
goddessships
godding
goddist
gode-year
godelich
godemiche
godemiches
godet

Literary usage of Goddesses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1831)
"The idea of the goddesses of beauty, which was afterwards united with that of ... Why the Hours and Graces should be considered as goddesses of the seasons ..."

2. Elizabethan Drama, 1558-1642: A History of the Drama in England from the by Felix Emmanuel Schelling (1908)
"Daniel's Vision of the Twelve Goddesses, presented at court by the queen and her ... About this temple and on the mountain were grouped twelve goddesses and ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Sometimes the triad consisted of one god and two goddesses, as at Elephantine, or even of three male deities. Those groups were probably first obtained by ..."

4. The History of Ancient Art by Johann Joachim Winckelmann, Giles Henry Lodge (1872)
"This has been strongly expressed in each goddess as well as in the heroines, so that both superior and inferior goddesses can be distinguished, ..."

5. Social life of the Chinese: With Some Account of Their Religious by Justus Doolittle (1866)
"Nearly all the gods and goddesses have reputed birthdays. ... to the temples .of some of the principal gods and goddesses, and burn incense in their honor, ..."

6. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1845)
"Astarte, Hecate, and other goddesses, pertained to one moon. ... Every thing that is recorded respecting these gods and goddesses shows, that they were ..."

7. The History of Sicily from the Earliest Times by Edward Augustus Freeman (1894)
"In counting up his misdeeds, the irreverence towards Zeus is not left out, but it is the robbery of The The Goddesses which is specially dwelled on 1. ..."

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