Definition of Lionesses

1. Noun. (plural of lioness) ¹



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Definition of Lionesses

1. lioness [n] - See also: lioness

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lionesses

lion-hearted
lion-hunter
lion-jaw bone-holding forceps
lion-jaw forceps
lion cub
lion cubs
lion marmoset
lion monkey
lionced
lioncel
lioncelle
lioncels
lionel
lionels
lioness
lionesses
lionet
lionets
lionfish
lionfishes
lionhead cichlid
lionhead cichlids
lionhead rabbit
lionheart
lionhearted
lionhearts
lionhood
lionisation
lionise
lionised

Literary usage of Lionesses

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

1. On Safari: Big Game Hunting in British East Africa, with Studies in Bird-life by Abel Chapman (1908)
"All three lionesses were dragged out of the covert by our " boys," and laid in a row ... I measured the two lionesses with which I was personally concerned. ..."

2. Italy: With Sketches of Spain and Portugal by William Beckford (1835)
"The Egyptian Lionesses. — Illuminations. Rome, 29th June 1782. IT is needless for me to say I wish you with me: you know I do; you know how delightfully we ..."

3. The English Illustrated Magazine (1897)
"... was answering in the affirmative, and I trembled lest they might ask for an explanation of the lameness with which one of the lionesses was afflicted. ..."

4. The Analytical Hebrew and Chaldee Lexicon: Consisting of an Alphabetical ...by Benjamin Davidson by Benjamin Davidson (1848)
"... (house of lionesses) pr. name of a town in the tribe of Simeon, Jos. 19.6. «(37 lion ; according to others, lioness. ..."

5. Venezuela: Or, Sketches of Life in a South American Republic: with the by Edward B. Eastwick (1868)
"Erminia—Break of Day at Valencia—Showing a Visitor the Lionesses—A Creole Beauty—Love at first ... Lionesses ..."

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