Definition of Jewess

1. Noun. A woman who is a Jew.

Generic synonyms: Hebrew, Israelite, Jew
Specialized synonyms: Lot's Wife, Esther, Jezebel, Blessed Virgin, Madonna, Mary, The Virgin, Virgin Mary



Definition of Jewess

1. n. A Hebrew woman.

Definition of Jewess

1. Noun. (archaic) A female Jew. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Jewess

1. Of Jew. A Hebrew woman. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jewess

jewellery armoires
jewelless
jewellike
jewelling
jewelries
jewelry
jewelry dealer
jewelry maker
jewelry store
jewelrylike
jewels-of-opar
jewelsmith
jewelweed
jewelweeds
jewess (current term)
jewfish
jewfishes
jewie
jewies
jewing
jewlery
jews
jews' harp
jewstone
jewstones
jezail
jezails
jezebel
jezebels

Literary usage of Jewess

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1. Southern Literary Messenger (1850)
"Yes, a jewess n to be my wife. My children are to be half-blooded Jews. ... "The jewess has come to church ! Do yon know whether she is likely to be ..."

2. A Hebrew Anthology: A Collection of Poems and Dramas Inspired by the Old by George Alexander Kohut (1913)
"jewess. MY dark-browed daughter of the Sun, Dear Bedouin of the desert sands, Sad daughter of the ravished lands, Of savage Sinai, Babylon— O, Egypt-eyed, ..."

3. The Standard Operas, Their Plots and Their Music by George Putnam Upton (1914)
"HALEVY (JACQUES FRANCOIS) The jewess -1—A the libretto originally written for Rossini and rejected TF A Juive," grand opera in five acts, words by Scribe, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... name applied to the English novelist and dramatist, Mrs. Aphra Behn, a jewess, who was noted for the coarseness of her plays. ..."

5. The Life of Baron Frederick Trenck, Containing His Adventures, His Cruel and by Friedrich Trenck (1828)
"The report at Magdeburg was, that a jewess had obtained money from my sister, and bribed two grenadiers, and that one of these had trusted, ..."

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