Definition of Actresses

1. Noun. (plural of actress) ¹

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Definition of Actresses

1. actress [n] - See also: actress

Lexicographical Neighbors of Actresses

actor's agent
actor's line
actresses (current term)
acts of independent significance
acts out
acts up
actual bodily harm
actual cautery
actual damages
actual eviction
actual malice
actual occasions
actual parameter
actual possession
actual sin

Literary usage of Actresses

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

1. A Dictionary of the Drama: A Guide to the Plays, Play-wrights, Players, and by William Davenport Adams (1904)
"actresses first appeared on the English stage in 1029, when a troupe of French players, male and female, relying, no doubt, upon the patronage of their ..."

2. The Mimic World and Public Exhibitions: Their History, Their Morals, and Effects by Olive Logan (1871)
"Habits of French Actors —Love Letters of actresses. —A Funny Specimen. —A Ludicrous French Lover.—Marriage of actresses into High Life. ..."

3. English Actors from Shakespeare to Macready by Henry Barton Baker (1879)
"THE line of great tragic actresses, which was unbroken from the days of Elizabeth Barry, ... We have had excellent actresses since ; to enumerate a ..."

4. History of the American Theatre by George Overcash Seilhamer (1889)
"Baltimore, from 1782 to 1790, was not only the home of actors and actresses, but it was the only city in America at that time that produced them. ..."

5. The Spanish Stage in the Time of Lope de Vega by Hugo Albert Rennert (1909)
"CHAPTER X Character of the actors and actresses. ... The dissoluteness of the actresses, who were frequently disguised as men upon the stage, ..."

6. Memoirs of the Life of John Philip Kemble, Esq.: Including a History of the by James Boaden (1825)
"When the male talent has been thus estimated at both theatres, I shall endeavour to paint the less definable traits of the great actresses in both tragedy ..."

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