Definition of Courtesans

1. Noun. (plural of courtesan) ¹



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Definition of Courtesans

1. courtesan [n] - See also: courtesan

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Courtesans

court shoe
court shoes
court tennis
courtbred
courtcraft
courted
courteous
courteously
courteousness
courteousnesses
courtepies
courtepy
courter
courters
courtesans (current term)
courtesanship
courtesied
courtesies
courtesy
courtesy card
courtesy copy
courtesy name
courtesy of
courtesying
courtezan
courtezans
courthouse
courthouses
courtier

Literary usage of Courtesans

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1. The History of Prostitution: Its Extent, Causes, and Effects Throughout the by William W. Sanger (1876)
"Egyptian courtesans.—Festival of Bubastis.—Morals in Egypt. ... Egypt was famous for her courtesans before the time of Herodotus. Egyptian blood runs warm; ..."

2. The History of Human Marriage by Edward Westermarck (1901)
"Sir J. Lubbock and Professor Giraud-Teulon cite some cases of courtesans being held in greater estimation than women married to a single husband, ..."

3. The History of Human Marriage by Edward Westermarck (1891)
"Sir J. Lubbock and Professor Giraud-Teulon cite some cases of courtesans being held in greater estimation than women married to a single husband, or, ..."

4. The History of Prostitution: Its Extent, Causes, and Effects Throughout the by William W. Sanger (1859)
"CHAPTER II. EGYPT, SYRIA, AND ASIA MINOS. Egyptian courtesans. ... Egypt was famous for her courtesans before the time of Herodotus. ..."

5. History of the Working and Burgher Classes by Adolphe Granier de Cassagnac, Benjamin Edwards Green (1871)
"THE courtesans. THE ancient courtesans, whose history we are about to sketch, are not those, who were exposed in public houses. These latter offer no lesson ..."

6. Venice: Its Individual Growth from the Earliest Beginnings to the Fall of by Pompeo Molmenti (1908)
"... courtesans, ADVENTURERS THE boldness and courage which had become accentuated as characteristics of the late Cinquecento, in the following century were ..."

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