Definition of Courtezan

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of courtesan) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Courtezan

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Courtezan

courtepies
courtepy
courter
courters
courtesans
courtesanship
courtesied
courtesies
courtesy
courtesy card
courtesy copy
courtesy name
courtesy of
courtesying
courtezan (current term)
courtezans
courthouse
courthouses
courtier
courtierlike
courtierly
courtiers
courtiery
courting
courtisanerie
courtisaneries
courtless
courtlet
courtlets

Literary usage of Courtezan

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

1. Buddhist Legends by Buddhaghoṣa (1921)
"When he has gone but a little way, he is kicked by a young heifer and killed. 7 a. Story of the Past : The four youths and the courtezan. ..."

2. History of Roman Literature from Its Earliest Period to the Augustan Age by John Colin Dunlop (1827)
"(which was the name of his mistress,) leads us to believe, that the Greek comedies sometimes represented, not merely the general character of the courtezan, ..."

3. Posthumous Memoirs of His Own Time by Nathaniel William Wraxall (1836)
"In Mrs. Armstead, successively his mistress and his wife, we find imperfectly realized the celebrated Ionian courtezan, whom Pericles loved, ..."

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