Definition of Priestesses

1. Noun. (plural of priestess) ¹



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Definition of Priestesses

1. priestess [n] - See also: priestess

Lexicographical Neighbors of Priestesses

priers
pries
priest
priest-doctor
priest-penitent privilege
priest-ridden
priestcap
priestcaps
priestcraft
priestcrafts
priestdom
priested
priesteries
priestery
priestess
priestesses
priestesshood
priestesshoods
priestesslike
priesthood
priesthoods
priesting
priestism
priestisms
priestless
priestlier
priestliest
priestlike
priestliness
priestlinesses

Literary usage of Priestesses

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

1. The History and Antiquities of the Doric Race by Karl Otfried Müller (1830)
"at Sicyon contained a list of the priestesses of Juno at Argos, and the poets and musicians of the games '. But this also contained fabulous accounts ..."

2. A Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire (1843)
"... of who possessed such an extent of know- Í the priestesses of Apollo, and even of the ledge. i priestesses of Bacchus. ..."

3. The Story of Greece by James Albert Harrison (1885)
"The priests and priestesses of Delphi, in short, were wonderfully acute men and women, who made of their temple a sort of general intelligence office and ..."

4. The History and Antiquities of the Doric Race by Karl Otfried Müller (1830)
"... chronological work on these priestesses, which was probably founded on the official catalogues k. 3. There were also at Lamla'inon public registers ..."

5. Pausanias's Description of Greece by Pausanias (1898)
"... the other figures are probably her worshippers or priestesses engaged in a wild religious dance. See Imhoof-Blumer and Gardner, Num. ..."

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